+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1008 S. Wells St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: member SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: member SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: vice chair SD - Government Operations & Audit Title: member + − Cosponsored Bills (67) SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1064 Apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. SD - HB1065 Designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1066 Revise certain provisions regarding the public notice for a meeting of a public body. SD - HB1070 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1083 Change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. SD - HB1084 Define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1090 Require certain statements and audits concerning insurance pooling arrangements to be filed with the Department of Legislative Audit. SD - HB1093 Revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. SD - HB1100 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - HB1107 Ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. SD - HB1135 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. SD - HB1158 Provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. SD - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. SD - HB1163 Revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HB1188 Exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. SD - HB1212 Revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. 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 - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 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 - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HC1005 Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HC1013 Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. SD - HC1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - SB57 Redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. SD - SB63 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of school safety drills in accredited schools. SD - SB69 Require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer and to declare an emergency. SD - SB71 Revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB75 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 declare an emergency. SD - SB76 Revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. SD - SB79 Expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 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 - 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 - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. 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 - 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 - SB109 Require counties to conduct random checkpoints for overweight vehicles as a condition of receiving funds from the bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB110 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. SD - SB111 Revise certain provisions regarding the application of the county wheel tax. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - SB115 Permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. SD - SB116 Remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. SD - SB119 Require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law. SD - SB123 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SB160 Provide for per diem for constituent service, leadership service, and service on certain standing committees and to declare an emergency. SD - SB166 Make an appropriation to the aeronautics commission and to declare an emergency. SD - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 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 - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. SD - SC15 Honoring the 2016 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists.