+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 705 N. Sagehorn Dr. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Committees (3) SD - Appropriations Title: vice chair SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: chair SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - SB130 Require online marketplace platforms to report businesses using the platform to ensure the health and safety of consumers buying products over the internet. SD - SB99 Revise certain provisions regarding the risk pool fund. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SB124 Revise the requirements for a petition for a minor boundary change. SD - SC16 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the General Carl A. Spaatz Trophy. SD - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SC24 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Track and Cross Country Teams for their accomplishments. + − Cosponsored Bills (44) SD - HB1064 Prohibit unlawful self-dealing by state officers and employees. 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 - HB1090 Prohibit a person from serving as a member of a consumers power district board of directors in certain cases. SD - HB1118 Provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1126 Remove the delivery receipt requirements related to issuing certain life insurance policies. SD - HB1135 Expand certain bonding provisions regarding local government officials and employees. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions pertaining to the age requirements for sex offender registry registration. SD - HB1148 Require that the annual report of a school district contain certain information regarding school district fund balances. SD - HB1149 Revise certain provisions regarding the setting of the salary of legislators. SD - HB1150 Provide for the annual adjustment of the salary of legislators. SD - HB1167 Authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - HB1178 Provide for the creation of an entity for the purpose of insurance contracts in certain instances. SD - HB1194 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - HB1207 Revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. 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 - 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 - HC1009 Commending and honoring Kieron James Murphy for his service to the West Central School District and to the community of Hartford, South Dakota. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1033 Commending and honoring the West Central High School FFA chapter. SD - HC1034 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Band for its accomplishments. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SB82 Update outdated language related to domestic abuse. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - SB165 Provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage. SD - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB182 Revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SCR7 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. SD - SC13 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. 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 - 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 - SC26 Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools.