+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1124 E. Plum Creek Rd. Sioux Falls, SD 57105 + − Committees (6) SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member SD - Continuous Improvement Appropriations Subcommittee Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - SB177 Cap increases in the rates of tuition for certain institutions. SD - SC802 Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. SD - SB176 Provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. + − Cosponsored Bills (68) SD - HB1057 Prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1063 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1073 Authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1081 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 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 - HB1094 Repeal certain provisions regarding permits for concealed pistols. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1096 Prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1108 Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. SD - HB1109 Revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 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 - HB1172 Require the annual submission of a zero-based budget from certain departments or budget units. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1182 Provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1252 Grant property tax relief to certain persons who are long-term residents and long-term property owners. SD - HB1262 Revise provisions regarding electric service in annexed areas. SD - HB1267 Designate Orion as the official constellation of South Dakota. SD - HB1271 Establish certain provisions regarding the rural broadband fund. SD - HB1278 Create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. 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 - 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 - HCR6023 To encourage the Executive Board of the Legislature to create an interim legislative study to address the mental health of first responders. 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 - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 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 - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - SB52 Create a state seal specialty plate emblem. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of auxiliary containers. SD - SB55 Require the Board of Regents to assemble a task force to study the operations and functions of the institutions of higher education under the board's authority. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB79 Modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB94 Revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. SD - SB97 Title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. SD - SB111 Exclude certain wind energy tax revenue from the state aid to education formula. SD - SB116 Establish requirements certain state entities must follow when applying for federal grants. SD - SB117 Require the Department of Education to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 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 - SB140 Provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB161 Exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy. SD - SJR501 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. 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 - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.