+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 46787 273rd St. Tea, SD 57064 + − Committees (3) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate) Title: Member SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: Member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: Chair + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - SB9 Require fiscal notes for certain initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. SD - SB13 Revise certain provisions regarding the director of the Legislative Research Council issuing fiscal notes for certain ballot measures. 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 - SC5 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer 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 - SB79 Authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. 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 - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. + − Cosponsored Bills (94) 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 - SB96 Designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 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 - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. 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 - HB1107 Revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SD - HB1108 Restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. SD - HB1236 Provide for the acquisition of certain motor vehicle titles by auction agencies in certain circumstances. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. SD - SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. SD - SB82 Revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 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. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. SD - SJR3 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SC50 Honoring, commending, and thanking Sheriff Dennis Johnson, upon his retirement, for forty-one years of steadfast service in law enforcement. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - HB1201 Require certain information on a ballot regarding any initiated measure. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - SB161 Revise provisions regarding assault committed against certain persons. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. 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 - SC42 Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. SD - HJR1007 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - SB73 Authorize a vehicle dealer to lease space in the common area of a shopping mall for displaying new vehicles. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles required to stop at a state weighing station. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 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 - 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 - SJR8 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge for their service regardless of current income status. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB10 Provide for the resolution of conflicts by multiple initiated measures and amendments to the Constitution adopted at the same election. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB77 Revise certain provisions regarding information provided to ballot question committees. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 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 - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - HB1127 Revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1122 Require legislative approval for tuition and fee increases at institutions of higher education. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. SD - HB1004 Revise certain provisions regarding petition forms for initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - HB1119 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. SD - HB1073 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. SD - SB173 Establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - SB103 Prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - SB85 Require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - HB1221 Expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation. SD - HB1005 Revise certain requirements for a recitation regarding the effect of a vote on certain ballot measures. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SB12 Require petition circulators for certain ballot measures to make available the full text of the ballot measure to petition signers. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - SB70 Define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 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 - HB1006 Revise the extent of comments required by the director of the Legislative Research Council regarding certain ballot measures and the period of time in which those comments are to be made. 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 - SJR2 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 militia of the state. SD - HJR1008 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - SC41 Commending and honoring the service and sacrifice of Army Corporal Branden Stackenwalt of Rapid City to our country and to soldiers recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. SD - HB1304 Revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. SD - SB190 Require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 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 - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - SB109 Repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. 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 - 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 - HB1156 Require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - SB11 Revise certain provisions regarding the time period during which petition sponsors may submit ballot measures to the Legislative Research Council for review and comment. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - SB124 Provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. SD - SB198 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. SD - SB87 Revise certain provisions regarding the lawful possession of firearms in certain locations.