+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 507 N. Smith St. Clark, SD 57225 + − Committees (4) SD - Health and Human Services (Senate) Title: member SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: chair SD - Legislative Procedure Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - SB124 Repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. SD - SB123 Revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued. + − Cosponsored Bills (85) SD - HB1076 Create a State Government Accountability Board. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - SB160 Establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. SD - SC25 Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - SB67 Revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. SD - SB102 Require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. SD - HB1169 Repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. SD - HB1132 Limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. SD - SB56 Revise certain investment fee rates for employer contribution to the South Dakota future special revenue fund and certain procedures regarding employer contribution rates for the state unemployment compensation fund. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1090 Define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - SB147 Establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. SD - HB1178 Require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - HC1030 Honoring and commending the South Dakota Department of Tourism staff and its professional advertising and media production partners for their award winning efforts to promote the state's travel and tourism industry. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - SB148 Make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. SD - HB1191 Require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. SD - SB169 Impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1179 Revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. SD - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - SB164 Revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB165 Establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. SD - SB89 Provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. SD - HB1175 Revise the method of establishing certain interest rates. SD - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1128 Establish certain provisions regarding conflict of interest for legislators. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - SC26 Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1170 Revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - SCR9 To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. SD - HB1196 Prohibit the unauthorized use of electronic listening or recording devices in classrooms. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB92 Extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - SCR7 To urge and request law enforcement and governmental agencies in South Dakota to avoid and suspend all contacts and outreach activities with the Council on American Islamic Relations. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HCR1010 Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. SD - HB1126 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - SCR5 Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. SD - SB159 Provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SB120 Repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SB112 Provide for the referral of a school board's decision to change the number of school days in a school week. SD - SB75 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1157 Create the agriculture future development fund and to provide funding for certain programs and projects. SD - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1124 Exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. SD - HB1130 Revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - SB139 Provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.