+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 521 N. Prairie Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (2) SD - Appropriations Title: member SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - SCR7 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. SD - SB156 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB155 Establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) SD - HB1066 Clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1067 Establish maximum reproduction costs for medical records. SD - HB1095 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. SD - HB1096 Revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1103 Revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - HB1140 Increase the crimes and lookback period to enhance the penalty for violating a protection order. SD - HB1141 Revise and increase the penalty for multiple simple assaults over a ten-year period. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions pertaining to the age requirements for sex offender registry registration. SD - HB1143 Increase the criminal violations that are subject to protection orders. SD - HB1151 Improve public safety through confidential stress management services for emergency service providers. SD - HB1172 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - HB1175 Prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. SD - HB1193 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HB1196 Revise certain driver licensing provisions. SD - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - HB1221 Authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. SD - HB1231 Authorize the forfeiture of any financial benefit or valuables gained from pimping. SD - HJR1002 Making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. SD - HCR1006 To request that a plan be developed for a state ethics commission. SD - HC1017 Honoring Arlington Cardinal football players Brody Gilbertson, Kyle Stegeman, Parker Christesen, Alex Heuer, and Richard Jensen. SD - HC1018 Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - HC1019 Honoring Arlington Cardinal volleyball players, seniors Daylee Olson, Josie Parry, Kimberly VanBockern, Nikki Zobel, and Cuinsey Murphy, and junior Bailee Steffensen. SD - HC1020 Honoring Huron High School Assistant Principal Mike Radke for being named the 2015 South Dakota Assistant Principal of the Year. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1024 Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. SD - HC1025 Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. SD - HC1026 Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. SD - HC1031 Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB78 Authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. SD - SB82 Update outdated language related to domestic abuse. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB111 Repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. SD - SB112 Revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. SD - SB121 Prospectively repeal the death penalty. SD - SB126 Revise certain publications date citations for references to the International Building Code and International Property Maintenance Code. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB144 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB165 Provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - SB184 Prohibit the sale of tax certificates by certain counties. SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. SD - SC8 Honoring the 2015 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SC13 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. SD - SC14 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's l15th Signal Company, Brookings, South Dakota, on being awarded the General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower Trophy. SD - SC16 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the General Carl A. Spaatz Trophy. SD - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - SC22 Honoring the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their many achievements. SD - SC23 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion, Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - SC29 Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota.