+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 316 S. Potter St. Gettysburg, SD 57442 + − Committees (2) SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: vice chair + − Sponsored Bills (9) SD - SB166 Revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. SD - SB136 Exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. SD - SB106 Provide for risk management services for properties used to provide postsecondary technical education. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding the fiscal impact statements prepared for legislation that impacts state prison or county jail populations. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SC13 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. SD - SB78 Authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. SD - SB86 Place a term limit on the office of poet laureate. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the term of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. + − Cosponsored Bills (76) SD - HB1001 Establish a wine direct shipment license and wine carrier license to enable the direct shipments of certain wine in South Dakota. SD - HB1002 Make an appropriation to the Department of Revenue to provide for the electronic submission of reports and taxes related to alcoholic beverages and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1003 Repeal the alcohol wholesaler tax and to increase the occupational tax on certain alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1004 Authorize the direct sale of distilled spirits from artisan distillers to retailers and wholesalers. SD - HB1005 Repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. 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 - HB1088 Permit procurement of certain disability insurance from a non-admitted insurer. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1090 Prohibit a person from serving as a member of a consumers power district board of directors in certain cases. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1105 Provide for an affidavit creating a rebuttable presumption that a person is not an employee for purposes of workers' compensation and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1113 Repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1118 Provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - HB1145 Revise certain provisions regarding the payment of salary and compensation to legislators. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1156 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1162 Enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. SD - HB1173 Revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. SD - HB1176 Authorize a person to be on the general election ballot for president or vice president and another office. SD - HB1177 Remove certain exceptions to campaign finance report filings. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. SD - HB1181 Authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. SD - HB1201 Revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. SD - HB1207 Revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. SD - HB1212 Criminalize abuse of an unborn child. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. SD - HB1235 Update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HC1001 Commending and honoring Jim Hagen in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the State Tourism Director of the Year Award. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. SD - SB80 Increase the selling price of a towed vehicle that exempts the seller of the vehicle from certain vehicle dealer licensing requirements. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SB82 Update outdated language related to domestic abuse. SD - SB83 Authorize a board of county commissioners to designate certain section line roads and secondary roads as no maintenance and to revise certain provisions to vacate, change, or locate a highway by a board of county commissioners. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB95 Revise provisions related to human trafficking. SD - SB96 Revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB109 Establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB118 Provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB131 Establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - SB143 Revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB153 Repeal the South Dakota certified site and technology park programs. SD - SB154 Require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage. SD - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB182 Revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - SB190 Clarify health coverage for applied behavior analysis, and to establish the Applied Behavior Analysis Provider Workgroup. 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 - SCR7 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. SD - SCR8 Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring the Lennox School FFA chapter. SD - SC20 Honoring and celebrating Leslie Fylling upon receiving the Teacher of the Year award, presented by the Tea Area Parent Teacher Organization. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SC26 Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools.