+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 403 W. 11th St. Canton, SD 57013 + − Committees (3) SD - Education (Senate) Title: chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (11) SD - SCR1 Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. 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 - SC1 Commending and honoring the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Jim Holbeck, Harrisburg, School Superintendent; Todd Brist, Watertown, Middle School Principal; Lory DuFrain, Wagner, School Business Official; Ethan Dschaak, Meade, Elementary School Principal; Kevin Lein, Harrisburg, Secondary School Principal; Ryan Rollinger, Harrisburg, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Sherri Becker, Mitchell, Curriculum Leader; and Jennifer Heggelund, Watertown, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XXIII, of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - SB104 Protect certain easement holders and rural customers from shutoffs by certain energy companies. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - SCR2 Supporting the electoral college system. 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. SD - SB76 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for certain state highway maps. SD - SB85 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. + − Cosponsored Bills (73) SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. SD - SB64 Define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. SD - SB121 Make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 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 - 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 - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HC1003 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1134 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - SB4 Require the Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding monitoring and use of opioids in the state. SD - HB1061 Revise certain provisions regarding consent for correspondence through electronic mail by enrolled customers of portable electronics. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. SD - HB1178 Require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. SD - SB125 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - HB1103 Allow for service by publication for certain paternity and child custody actions. SD - HB1102 Allow funeral homes to collect reimbursement for reasonable funeral costs from a decedent's estate under certain conditions. SD - SB1 Revise certain provisions of the prescription drug monitoring program. SD - HB1165 Provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. SD - HB1140 Establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. SD - SB68 Revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1141 Provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. 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 - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - SB113 Require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds. SD - SB122 Provide for certain alcoholic beverage licensees to allow consumption of distilled spirits under certain circumstances. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. SD - SB2 Require prescribers to access the prescription drug monitoring program database prior to issuing a prescription to certain controlled substances. SD - HB1170 Revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - SCR9 To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. SD - HC1009 Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - SC20 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. SD - SB120 Repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. 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 - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - HCR1001 Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. SD - SB75 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - SB118 Allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. SD - HC1024 Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. SD - SB100 Prohibit certain administrators of state boards or commissions from lobbying for other entities. SD - HB1001 Revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. 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. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - HC1006 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 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 - SB3 Make an appropriation to the Department of Health for the administration of a program regarding substance abuse. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.