+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 919 Franklin St. Burke, SD 57523 + − Committees (4) SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - SCR10 Recognizing the need for and urging support for early childhood education in South Dakota. SD - SB129 Revise certain limitations and penalties concerning campaign contributions. SD - SB130 Make an appropriation to the building South Dakota fund and to provide for the disbursement thereof. SD - SB192 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - SB134 Provide for the transfer of funds from the future fund to the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of funding needs-based grants. + − Cosponsored Bills (91) SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1002 Revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance requirements. SD - HB1003 Revise certain provisions concerning the content of the campaign finance disclosure reports and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1081 Repeal the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SD - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1153 Create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1178 Provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. SD - HB1182 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - HB1185 Establish provisions regarding the storage of wine at certain licensed premises. SD - HB1191 Provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. SD - HB1251 Revise certain provisions regarding health maintenance organizations. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - HB1284 Provide for certain highway safety requirements and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1293 Increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. SD - HCR1002 Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - HCR1013 Amending the Joint Rules to require a majority vote to disapprove a commemoration. SD - HCR1014 Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring the 2017 Gregory High School Football team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - HC1013 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HC1027 Honoring and thanking Spink County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kraft for his brave and honorable service and his heroic life saving actions. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB8 Establish provisions as to how campaign contribution limits apply to certain aggregate contributions. SD - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SB102 Revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - SB141 Establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB159 Revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - SB177 Require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - SB197 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - SCR4 To include the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit in upcoming South Dakota Department of Transportation financial reviews of operators of rail lines owned by the State of South Dakota. SD - SCR5 Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI SD - SCR6 Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SC8 Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - SC35 Honoring the 2018 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC37 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC41 Commending and honoring the service and sacrifice of Army Corporal Branden Stackenwalt of Rapid City to our country and to soldiers recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. SD - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018.