+ − 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 (20) 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 - SC818 Honoring the Lennox Orioles track and field team on their outstanding performances at the state track and field meet. SD - SC821 Honoring the Tea Area girls and boys soccer teams. SD - SC813 Honoring and congratulating Derek DeGeest for being named as South Dakota Small Business Person of the Year. SD - SC822 Honoring the Tea Area boys track and field team. SD - SC819 Honoring Pete Roberts for being named Noel Olson Volunteer of the Year. SD - SC808 Commending and honoring the 2019 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Basketball Team. SD - SC812 Honoring and commending the Lennox Orioles High School Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams. SD - SC820 Honoring Tea choir students who were selected to Senior Honor Choir. SD - SC816 Honoring Kendal Waltner for winning the South Dakota State Historical Society essay contest. SD - SB69 Revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. SD - SC817 Honoring Lennox Legion Post 174 for winning the State B Legion title. SD - SC814 Honoring and commending the Lennox Orioles High School Baseball Team as Class B State champions. SD - SC810 Commending Ruth Anderson's service to the Trinity Lutheran Church in Tea. SD - SC811 Commending and honoring the Lennox School FFA chapter. SD - SC815 Commending and honoring the Tea Area Track and Field Team accomplishments during the Class A State Track and Field Tournament. 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (71) SD - HB1066 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1070 Modify requirements regarding the installation and inspection of certain electrical wiring. SD - HB1071 Revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints. SD - HB1075 Repeal certain outdated provisions regarding annexation near airports. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 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 Provide for an assumption of risk by any person engaged in off-road vehicle activity and to limit the liability of the renters of off-road vehicles under certain circumstances. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1159 Revise provisions regarding the referral of opt outs made by school districts. SD - HB1160 To remove the tax exemption for cosmetic medical procedures. SD - HB1161 Revise the provision regarding emblem license plates. 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 - HB1184 Provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. SD - HB1197 Require testing of moisture meters and protein-measuring devices. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 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 - 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 - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. 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 - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. 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 - 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 - 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 - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. 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 - 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 - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB94 Revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - SB103 Limit the disclosure of presidential election results and to provide for a suspension of such disclosure. SD - SB116 Establish requirements certain state entities must follow when applying for federal grants. 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 - SB125 Revise provisions regarding the exemption from taxation of certain substances used for agricultural purposes. 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 - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB160 Authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 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 - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.