+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 763 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: member SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: member SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: vice chair + − Sponsored Bill SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. + − Cosponsored Bills (63) SD - HB1003 Allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity. SD - HB1004 Establish a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel. SD - HB1052 Provide certain protections for public employees. SD - HB1055 Revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - HB1061 Revise certain provisions regarding consent for correspondence through electronic mail by enrolled customers of portable electronics. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HB1092 Revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1102 Allow funeral homes to collect reimbursement for reasonable funeral costs from a decedent's estate under certain conditions. SD - HB1103 Allow for service by publication for certain paternity and child custody actions. SD - HB1104 Revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HJR1002 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 - HCR1002 Urging an external audit of the Indian Health Service by an act of Congress. SD - HCR1003 Encouraging school districts to provide for an annual academic scholarship signing day in schools. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 3, 2017. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. SD - HCR1010 Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. SD - HCR1011 Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - HCR1015 Instructing the Department of Transportation to ensure proper access for farm and grazing lands by identifying and reevaluating excessive highway setbacks. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - SB5 Allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - SB64 Define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. SD - SB68 Revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SB76 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for certain state highway maps. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - SB85 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - SB87 Revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB102 Require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB128 Provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB131 Revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB160 Establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. SD - SB162 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB170 Revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway SD - SCR9 To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament.