+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 316 S. Potter St. Gettysburg, SD 57442 + − Committees (5) SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: member SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: member SD - Bonding Title: member SD - Executive Board Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (11) SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. SD - SB1 Revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SB73 Clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. SD - SB80 Limit certain liability for hosts of fishing tournaments. SD - SB101 Accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. SD - SB99 Accommodate legislation on Medicaid and medical services. SD - SB89 Revise certain provisions related to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SC14 Congratulating Hunter Heinrich of Boy Scout Troop 357 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - SB100 Enhance South Dakota economic development through broadband infrastructure improvements. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions concerning telecommunications and internet services. + − Cosponsored Bills (67) SD - SB82 Establish the Native American achievement schools grant program. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions concerning tax incentives for certain energy facilities. SD - HB1097 Exempt certain taxes and fees from the gross receipts tax on telecommunications services. SD - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HCR1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - SB103 Authorize the Board of Regents to transfer certain real property to South Dakota State University Growth Partnership, Ltd. for research park purposes. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - SB78 Deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. SD - SC2 Honoring those from the Harrisburg, South Dakota, community who acted heroically and persevered through the tragic events of September 30, 2015. SD - HB1223 Accommodate legislation relating to livestock control. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - HB1069 Revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. SD - HCR1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. SD - SB142 Authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. SD - HB1141 License persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. SD - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. SD - SB106 Provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB143 Require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. SD - SC3 Honoring the actions of those who reacted to control the tragic events in the Lennox area on February 12, 2015. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB79 Expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. SD - SB112 Revise certain provisions concerning tax increment districts. SD - HC1025 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1113 Exempt from the excise tax on motor vehicles the transfer of motor vehicles to a nonprofit organization under certain conditions. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HB1088 Revise and consolidate certain civil forfeiture provisions. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. SD - SB81 Create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - HCR1007 Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1218 Require certain notice procedures for any revision of municipal ordinances. SD - HCR1011 Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. SD - HB1057 Revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. SD - SB158 Revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1125 Limit the ability of a person to obtain a concealed pistol permit related to the restoration of civil rights and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - SB102 Allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. SD - HB1210 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - HB1135 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1001 Repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. SD - SB70 Require certain private cemeteries to file an annual financial report. SD - SB90 Ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. SD - HB1070 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1116 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1246 Require a study of certain real estate transactions and relationships. SD - HCR1015 Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HB1235 Make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to fund the obstetrics and gynecology residency program and to declare an emergency. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - SB92 Continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB97 Provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. SD - HB1091 Establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements.