+ − 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 Bills (2) SD - SC1 Honoring Ruhama Tereda of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Girls State Governor and Bridger Gordon of Whitewood, 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 - SB191 Provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. + − Cosponsored Bills (87) 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 - HB1080 Revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1116 Revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1117 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. SD - HB1179 Provide for permanent daylight savings time. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - HB1209 Require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits. SD - HB1228 Provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1256 Revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. SD - HB1265 Enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 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 - HB1271 Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises. SD - HB1276 Provide a property tax exemption to parents of certain students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1279 Increase the state's percentage of the video lottery net machine income, create a fund for the proceeds, and repeal video lottery. SD - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. 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 - 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 - HCR1014 Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. 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 - 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 - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 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 - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - SB85 Require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. SD - SB87 Revise certain provisions regarding the lawful possession of firearms in certain locations. 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 - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB103 Prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. SD - SB106 Establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. SD - SB107 Repeal the licensing requirements for barbers. SD - SB109 Repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. SD - SB110 Establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. SD - SB115 Provide for the lawful concealing of a firearm while driving a motorcycle. SD - SB116 Provide for certain voting and attendance information to be made available by the director of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB144 Revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. SD - SB161 Revise provisions regarding assault committed against certain persons. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SB200 Prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. SD - SR2 Affirming the constitutional private property protections of South Dakota farmers and ranchers. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the militia of the state. SD - SJR3 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 - 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 - SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. 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 - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 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 - 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 - 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 - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. SD - SC50 Honoring, commending, and thanking Sheriff Dennis Johnson, upon his retirement, for forty-one years of steadfast service in law enforcement. 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.