+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 88235 Sioux Falls, SD 57109 + − Committees (2) SD - Appropriations Title: member SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. + − Cosponsored Bills (55) SD - SB74 Restrict the use of fireworks that frighten livestock or leave debris on private property. 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 - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HB1109 Require the state to pay for the costs of prosecution and defense for certain persons charged with crimes while in state adult correctional facilities. 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 - SC23 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion, Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HB1156 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB1 Revise certain taxes and fees to fund improvements to public roads and bridges in South Dakota, to increase the maximum speed limit on interstate highways, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - HB1121 Authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. SD - HB1122 Authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1230 Affirm the sanctity of human life. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SB117 Further protect the privacy of certain student information. SD - HCR1003 Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. SD - HB1114 Require certain school districts to compensate teachers for certain continuing education expenses and for the cost of renewing teachers' certificates. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding operation of hog confinement facilities. SD - SB149 Revise certain provisions regarding the maximum wheel tax that may be imposed by a county. SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - SB150 Require certain motor vehicles to pay an additional registration fee. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1077 Require parental approval to waive a school counselor privilege regarding a student under sixteen. SD - HJR1001 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HB1087 Authorize trust protectors to be a party to a legal action to remove trustees or pursue legal action for and on behalf of trusts. SD - SC14 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's l15th Signal Company, Brookings, South Dakota, on being awarded the General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HB1076 Permit the submission of a title insurance policy in lieu of an abstract in certain instances. SD - SB96 Revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - SB188 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - HB1069 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." SD - SCR3 Recognizing the mutual benefit between health care sharing and health savings accounts. SD - SB111 Repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. SD - SC13 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HJR1006 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. SD - HB1138 Revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. SD - SB114 Encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - SB95 Revise provisions related to human trafficking. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles with military speciality plates that are not subject to annual registration fees. SD - SC16 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the General Carl A. Spaatz Trophy. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - SJR1 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. 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 - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - SB84 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HC1031 Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. 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 - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage. SD - SB151 Revise the distribution of the revenue from petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees.