+ − 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 - SB115 Revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SB114 Require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. + − Cosponsored Bills (70) SD - HB1006 Authorize the secretary of revenue to contract with certain entities for purposes of creating or maintaining a database to determine agricultural income value and to specify the mandatory and permissive data of the database. SD - HB1007 Require certain adjustments to the assessed value of agricultural land if factors impact the land's productivity and to require those adjustments to be documented. SD - HB1010 Revise provisions regarding testimony of qualified mental health professionals at involuntary commitment hearings. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1071 Revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints. SD - HB1073 Authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. SD - HB1103 Authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. SD - HB1106 Authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - HB1114 Authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. SD - HB1122 Require child abuse or neglect investigations upon the filing of truancy complaints. SD - HB1123 Revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1132 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1134 Permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. SD - HB1143 Prohibit school districts from using school or athletic team names, mascots, or nicknames that are determined to be racially derogatory or discriminatory. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1181 Revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. SD - HB1182 Provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1194 Authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1207 Extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. SD - HB1223 Provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. SD - HB1228 Include children with a hearing loss in the reporting criteria required for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. SD - HB1230 Provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. SD - HB1237 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1243 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1254 Require a habitat stamp for certain hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and jet skiing activities. SD - HB1274 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. SD - HJR5002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative reapportionment. SD - HCR6004 To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. SD - HCR6007 Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. SD - HCR6010 Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HCR6017 To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HCR6022 Urging the State Trade Office in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to promote international business and trade on behalf of South Dakota exporters. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC8006 Honoring South Dakota Chief Deputy Attorney General Charles McGuigan for receiving the 2019 Senior Staff of the Year Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington D.C. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB70 Authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB82 Provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - SB96 Prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. SD - SB97 Title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. SD - SB101 Prohibit internet service providers from selling certain customer data without consent. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB126 Provide civil remedies for certain construction permits issued by the Public Utilities Commission. SD - SB138 Amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. SD - SB146 Revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. SD - SB194 Revise certain requirements for absentee ballots and to declare an emergency. SD - SR701 In support of rescinding the Medals of Honor given to United States soldiers for the involvement and participation of the soldiers in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. SD - SJR503 Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. SD - SCR603 Recognizing the importance of gun safety. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.