+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 5909 W. Bristol Dr. Sioux Falls, SD 57106 + − Committees (2) SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: vice chair + − Sponsored Bills (5) 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 - SB138 Provide certain provisions regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims. SD - SCR9 To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. SD - SB6 Revise the review process to determine the need for additional nursing facilities or nursing facility beds and to require a report to the Legislature. SD - SB100 Prohibit certain administrators of state boards or commissions from lobbying for other entities. + − Cosponsored Bills (113) SD - HB1003 Allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity. SD - HB1060 Provide requirements and standards for insurers' own risk and solvency assessments. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1070 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1075 Repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. 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 - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1090 Define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. SD - HB1091 Modify certain provisions relating to concealed carry permits. SD - HB1093 Revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 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 - HB1105 Revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. SD - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1112 Revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - HB1122 Clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. SD - HB1123 Revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities. SD - HB1127 Revise the procedure for a deployed military service member to renew a concealed carry permit SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. SD - HB1136 Revise certain election recount provisions. SD - HB1142 Revise the penalty for vehicular homicide. SD - HB1147 Revise certain provisions regarding concealed carry permits and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1153 Revise the signature requirements for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - HB1154 Allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1155 Revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. SD - HB1156 Allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1165 Provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1008 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 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 - 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 - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1020 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. SD - HC1024 Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. 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 - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SB5 Allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity. SD - SB55 Protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 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 - SB69 Revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SB76 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for certain state highway maps. SD - SB77 Provide for a fiscal note for any initiated measure, initiated amendment to the Constitution, or referred law that would have a fiscal impact on the state. 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 - SB83 Revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. SD - SB84 Provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. 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 - SB89 Provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB92 Extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding marriage license fees. SD - SB94 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 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 - SB124 Repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. 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 - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - SB143 Create an off-sale delivery license and to allow certain off-sale licensees to deliver alcohol. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 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 - SB164 Revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. SD - SB166 Provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. SD - SB168 Revise certain provisions relating to a durable power of attorney and the appointment of a guardian or conservator. SD - SJR1 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 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 - SCR2 Supporting the electoral college system. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 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 - SCR5 Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - SCR7 To urge and request law enforcement and governmental agencies in South Dakota to avoid and suspend all contacts and outreach activities with the Council on American Islamic Relations. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SC4 Posthumously honoring USAF OSI Special Agent Staff Sergeant Peter W. Taub. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SC19 Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. 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 - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 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.