+ − 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 (7) SD - SC808 Commending and honoring the 2019 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Basketball Team. SD - SC806 Honoring and commending Janice Gilbert on being named Tea Area School District Teacher of the Year. SD - SC807 Honoring and commending Cody Lutes, elementary school teacher, on being named Lennox School District Teacher of the Year. SD - SB149 Revise provisions regarding emblem specialty plates. SD - SB52 Create a state seal specialty plate emblem. SD - SB53 Provide for a discount to senior citizens for state parks and recreation areas. SD - SB69 Revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. + − Cosponsored Bills (71) SD - HB1159 Revise provisions regarding the referral of opt outs made by school districts. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. SD - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SC805 Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. SD - HJR5001 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, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. SD - HCR6004 To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HCR6005 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1250 Increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. SD - HB1255 Remove the requirement for a mandatory appraisal in exchanges of land between school districts. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1102 Make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1109 Revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. SD - HB1111 Revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1171 Require commercial pesticide applicators to maintain proof of financial responsibility. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1181 Revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. SD - HB1242 Provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1249 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB103 Limit the disclosure of presidential election results and to provide for a suspension of such disclosure. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1082 Revise the conditions under which a licensed vehicle dealer may display or sell certain vehicles. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1091 Revise provisions regarding the compensation of merchandise dealers for diagnostic and warranty work. SD - HB1092 Establish immunity from liability for injuries to or the death of a person engaged in off-road vehicle activity under certain circumstances. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1160 To remove the tax exemption for cosmetic medical procedures. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - SB120 Establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB136 Authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. SD - SB140 Provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. SD - HB1184 Provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. SD - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB125 Revise provisions regarding the exemption from taxation of certain substances used for agricultural purposes. SD - HB1070 Modify requirements regarding the installation and inspection of certain electrical wiring. SD - HCR6009 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan’s international participation. SD - HB1066 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SB116 Establish requirements certain state entities must follow when applying for federal grants. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - SB94 Revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - SB160 Authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1161 Revise the provision regarding emblem license plates. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1197 Require testing of moisture meters and protein-measuring devices. SD - HB1136 Provide for the licensure and regulation of practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and to establish the Acupuncture Licensing Board and acupuncture regulation fund. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1075 Repeal certain outdated provisions regarding annexation near airports. SD - HB1071 Revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints.