+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 705 N. Sagehorn Dr. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Committees (3) SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Chair SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - SC32 Honoring and congratulating Isaac Olson, of Mobridge, and Derick Peters, of Hartford, on their selection as South Dakota's delegates to the 2018 United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SC33 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 West Central Girls Soccer Team and commending their coach, Greg Anderson, for his leadership. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - SC34 Honoring and congratulating the West Central High School FFA Chapter on their 2017 National achievements and Dalton Larson for being selected as the 2017-2018 State FFA President. SD - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding municipal annual reports. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SC31 Congratulating and honoring the West Central High School Boys Cross Country team and commending their coaches, Kendra Benedetto and David Tuch, for their leadership. + − Cosponsored Bills (111) SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1084 Revise certain provisions regarding garnishment disclosure forms. SD - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. SD - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure. SD - HB1092 Revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. SD - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1106 Authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. SD - HB1109 Provide for parole eligibility for certain inmates. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. SD - HB1134 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1141 Revise the publication requirements for certain municipalities and school districts. SD - HB1142 Revise the publication requirements for certain counties, municipalities, and school districts. SD - HB1147 Revise certain provisions concerning property tax collections, delinquent property taxes, tax certificates, and tax deeds. SD - HB1149 Prohibit the sale of certain industrial and construction equipment at a price higher than is offered to other buyers. SD - HB1156 Require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - HB1159 Revise certain notification provisions regarding damage of underground facilities. SD - HB1160 Transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HB1178 Provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. SD - HB1197 Prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1201 Require certain information on a ballot regarding any initiated measure. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1275 Revise certain provisions regarding ballot measure petition circulation. SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - HCR1003 Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB68 Revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. SD - SB69 Allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically. SD - SB70 Define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. SD - SB80 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB95 Revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - SB119 Provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. SD - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB124 Provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions regarding ballot question committees. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB141 Establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB147 Authorize local governing bodies to establish the per diem rate for housing and development commissions. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB173 Establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. SD - SB174 Provide certain assistance to veterans and to revise the distribution of revenue from the alcohol beverage fund. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of concealed pistols by certain persons. SD - SB176 Provide for certain employees in the Office of the Attorney General to investigate and litigate opioid misuse, to provide an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - SB180 Authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. SD - SJR9 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 Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SC2 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Madison High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring the Colman-Egan Hawks Football Team for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2017 Class 9B State Football Championship. SD - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC5 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. SD - SC8 Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SC23 Congratulating and honoring Jeff and Janine Nielsen on being awarded the 2018 South Dakota Retailer of the Year Award by the South Dakota Retailers Association. SD - SC24 Honoring and congratulating the Matt and Paula Loewe family as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year as awarded by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - SC35 Honoring the 2018 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC38 Congratulating and commending the Deuel Cardinals on their Class A High School Gymnastics Championship and their successful 2018 season. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC42 Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. SD - SC43 Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. SD - SC44 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team, for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their fourth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ.