+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 16952 482nd Ave. Revillo, SD 57259 + − Committees (4) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (Senate) Title: member SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - SB4 Make an appropriation for research concerning the administrative and financial impact of actual use on agricultural land assessments and to declare an emergency. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB5 Revise certain provisions concerning the assessment and taxation of real property. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. + − Cosponsored Bills (79) SD - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - HB1081 Repeal certain provisions regarding county officials and the board of county commissioners. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1113 Repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. SD - HB1115 Increase the maximum property tax levy for the pension fund of a school district. SD - HB1120 Revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. SD - HB1121 Authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. SD - HB1122 Authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. SD - HB1124 Authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - HB1132 Revise certain provisions regarding the titling of motor vehicles, boats, mobile homes, and manufactured homes and the issuance of temporary permits by licensed dealers. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1163 Reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. SD - HB1172 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - HB1175 Prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HB1193 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. SD - HB1207 Revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. SD - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - HB1218 Create certain funding for education in South Dakota. SD - HB1221 Authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. SD - HB1231 Authorize the forfeiture of any financial benefit or valuables gained from pimping. SD - HJR1002 Making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - HCR1006 To request that a plan be developed for a state ethics commission. SD - HCR1009 Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring the Sioux Valley School District Board of Education on receiving the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2014. SD - HC1017 Honoring Arlington Cardinal football players Brody Gilbertson, Kyle Stegeman, Parker Christesen, Alex Heuer, and Richard Jensen. SD - HC1018 Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - HC1019 Honoring Arlington Cardinal volleyball players, seniors Daylee Olson, Josie Parry, Kimberly VanBockern, Nikki Zobel, and Cuinsey Murphy, and junior Bailee Steffensen. SD - HC1020 Honoring Huron High School Assistant Principal Mike Radke for being named the 2015 South Dakota Assistant Principal of the Year. SD - HC1031 Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." SD - HC1036 Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB6 Revise certain provisions concerning the pension and capital outlay tax levies for school districts. SD - SB7 Revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies and to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy. SD - SB72 Provide an exemption from certain excavation requirements in an emergency. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB93 Impose a gross receipts tax on the rental of certain motorcycles in lieu of the excise tax on motor vehicles. SD - SB94 Establish a license fee for electric-powered motorcycles. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB109 Establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB110 Revise the authority granted to the Building Authority and to the Board of Regents to construct an information system building on the campus of Dakota State University in Madison. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB121 Prospectively repeal the death penalty. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB129 Revise provisions relating to trespass associated with hunting, fishing, or trapping. SD - SB131 Establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. SD - SB136 Exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - SB143 Revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. SD - SB144 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. SD - SB150 Require certain motor vehicles to pay an additional registration fee. SD - SB154 Require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions relating to moisture and protein content devices and the fee that may be charged for such devices. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - SB180 Revise certain provisions regarding the production tax for wind energy facilities and to declare an emergency. SD - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB183 Revise the voting requirements regarding the issuance of bonds by public bodies and capital outlay certificates by school districts. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - SC29 Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota.