+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 101 W. 31st St. Yankton, SD 57078 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: Member SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - SCR7 Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. + − Cosponsored Bills (79) SD - HB1049 Revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. SD - HB1057 Revise the definition of attest for the purposes of public accountancy. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1070 Revise the procedure for judgment by confession. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1077 Revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1088 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. 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 - HB1163 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1175 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1230 Add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1237 Establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1238 Revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1241 Establish certain provisions regarding training for human trafficking prevention. SD - HB1243 Revise provisions regarding hate crimes. SD - HB1272 Provide for remote notarization. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 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 - HC1011 Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. SD - HC1014 Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1017 Recognizing the individuals and organizations participating in memorial rides and runs this winter to honor and pay tribute to those brave relatives who lost their lives during the tumultuous times in the 1860s through the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. 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 - HC1026 Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB4 Revise certain provisions regarding the classification of agricultural land for property tax purposes. SD - SB8 Provide for a statewide resource information system. SD - SB58 Authorize the Bureau of Administration to conduct a study of the Flaming Fountain on Capitol Lake, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB80 Make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB99 Establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. SD - SB113 Provide that certain information contained within applications for money lending licenses are public records. SD - SB114 Attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. SD - SB116 Create the Dakota promise fund, provide Dakota promise grants, and to make an appropriation. SD - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB125 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. SD - SB136 Provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB137 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB139 Prohibit the publication of false information in certain political advertisements. SD - SB140 Provide for the increase of higher education enrolled members of the nine federally recognized tribes in South Dakota at regental institutions. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB150 Revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. SD - SB160 Provide for calculations of sales tax revenues from sellers located outside of the state. SD - SB163 Revise certain provisions regarding jury lists. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SB184 Revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. SD - SR1 Urging the President and United States Congress to act quickly to end the ongoing federal government shutdown. SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - SCR2 To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 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 - SCR10 Urging the United States Congress to amend the Dakota Removal Act of 1863. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. SD - SC11 Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC16 Honoring the life of John Knebel. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SC31 Honoring and commending Jaelyn Morehead on being recognized as Tea Area's first National Merit Finalist. SD - SC32 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2019 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the third consecutive year, as well as his success in the sport of football. 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 - SC38 Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School.