+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 507 N. Smith St. Clark, SD 57225 + − Committees (6) SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: Chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Vice-Chair SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB168 Revise certain provisions regarding emblem specialty plate stickers. SD - SB56 Revise certain provision regarding the regulation of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - SJR4 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - SB47 Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB129 Exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. SD - SB120 Modify the time period allowable for certain covenants not to compete. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. + − Cosponsored Bills (90) SD - HB1189 Provide for a period to cure certain campaign finance violations. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1171 Allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HB1109 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1139 Repeal provisions regarding maximum taxes levied by a school district for capital outlay. SD - HB1069 Provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1197 Prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending the 2017-2018 Northern State University Wolves Men's Basketball Team for placing second in the NCAA Division II National Tournament. SD - HB1225 Establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. SD - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC36 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. SD - SC39 Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC40 Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC41 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC42 Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC43 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - SC44 Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC45 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC48 Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base SD - SC46 Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HJR1002 Rescinding an adopted joint resolution regarding a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - HJR1004 Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention, or convention of the states, for the purpose of amending the Constitution of the United States. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB65 Provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB119 Revise provisions regarding investments by farm mutual insurers. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB156 Make an appropriation for the payment of certain delinquent taxes. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SR2 Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1271 Remove exceptions to certain health insurance policies. SD - HB1227 Provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HCR1004 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1025 Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. SD - SB9 Provide for the Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1087 Promote free speech and intellectual diversity at certain institutions of higher education. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1058 Require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1140 Prohibit any high school interscholastic activities association from restricting or prohibiting broadcasting of high school activities. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1119 Make an appropriation to the aeronautics commission. SD - HB1120 Appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HB1188 Revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HB1231 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. SD - SC47 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HC1014 Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - HB1226 Revise the distance certain wind energy systems must be set back from surrounding property. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB163 Revise certain provisions regarding jury lists. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SB169 Allow a property tax extension for certain federal workers and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1242 Include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. SD - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SB51 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB105 Distribute a portion of tourism promotion funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1041 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit.