+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1124 E. Plum Creek Rd. Sioux Falls, SD 57105 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: Member SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair + − Sponsored Bills (4) 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 - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SC39 Commending and honoring the 2017 Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Patriot Marching Band for its many accomplishments. SD - SB184 Authorize the operation of business development banks. + − Cosponsored Bills (116) SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1073 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 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 - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - HB1080 Revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1084 Revise certain provisions regarding garnishment disclosure forms. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. 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 - HB1108 Restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. SD - HB1111 Revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. SD - HB1116 Revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1117 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1121 Revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HB1127 Revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. SD - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. 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 - 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 - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HB1186 Provide for a legislative review of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1187 Require grant performance measurement information be displayed on the department website. SD - HB1188 Establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - HB1201 Require certain information on a ballot regarding any initiated measure. SD - HB1205 Require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage to persons with a serious medical condition for certain dental care services. SD - HB1211 Require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. SD - HB1251 Revise certain provisions regarding health maintenance organizations. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1272 Revise certain provisions regarding a certificate of excuse for school attendance. SD - HB1275 Revise certain provisions regarding ballot measure petition circulation. SD - HB1282 Provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1288 Provide contractors' excise, sales, and use tax refunds for the filming of certain motion pictures, documentaries, television advertisements, or television films. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - HB1293 Increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. 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 - 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 - HJR1006 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 - HJR1010 Proposing and submitting to voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising legislative terms of office. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1027 Honoring and thanking Spink County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kraft for his brave and honorable service and his heroic life saving actions. 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 - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - SB82 Revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SB87 Revise certain provisions regarding the lawful possession of firearms in certain locations. SD - SB88 Revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. 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 - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB96 Designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SB106 Establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - SB114 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vehicles. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB124 Provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. SD - SB150 Provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. SD - SB161 Revise provisions regarding assault committed against certain persons. SD - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SB173 Establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. 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 - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - SJR4 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 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 - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. 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 - SCR16 Expressing our gratitude to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, for beginning to Make America Great Again. 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 - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - 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 - SC45 Commending and honoring Greysen Hertting of the University of South Dakota, for being named the Summit League Diver of the Year for the fourth consecutive season. 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 - SC50 Honoring, commending, and thanking Sheriff Dennis Johnson, upon his retirement, for forty-one years of steadfast service in law enforcement. SD - SC52 Congratulating and honoring the Canton High School wrestling team and coaches for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2017-2018 season. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018.