+ − 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 - HCR1014 Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. 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 - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 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 - 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 - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - HB1178 Provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1081 Repeal the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. 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 - 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 - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. 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 - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. 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 - 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 - HC1012 Commending and honoring the 2017 Gregory High School Football team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 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 - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1191 Provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. 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 - HB1003 Revise certain provisions concerning the content of the campaign finance disclosure reports and to declare an emergency. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. SD - HB1284 Provide for certain highway safety requirements and to declare an emergency. SD - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - HB1182 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - SB197 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 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 - 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 - SC37 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. SD - HC1027 Honoring and thanking Spink County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kraft for his brave and honorable service and his heroic life saving actions. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - SB141 Establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 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 - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB8 Establish provisions as to how campaign contribution limits apply to certain aggregate contributions. 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 - HB1002 Revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance requirements. SD - SB159 Revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC35 Honoring the 2018 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 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 - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 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 - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1153 Create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 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 - HB1185 Establish provisions regarding the storage of wine at certain licensed premises. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB177 Require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - HC1013 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. 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 - 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 - 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 - HCR1002 Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. SD - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. 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 - HCR1013 Amending the Joint Rules to require a majority vote to disapprove a commemoration. 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 - SB102 Revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1251 Revise certain provisions regarding health maintenance organizations. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017.