+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 5909 W. Bristol Dr. Sioux Falls, SD 57106 + − Committees (3) SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: Member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. SD - SB150 Provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. SD - SJR4 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. SD - SB118 Create a veterans cemetery fund and to declare an emergency. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB73 Authorize a vehicle dealer to lease space in the common area of a shopping mall for displaying new vehicles. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - SB207 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of massage therapy. SD - SB198 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. + − Cosponsored Bills (149) SD - HCR1014 Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. 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 - SB96 Designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. SD - HJR1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 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 - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 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 - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SB114 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vehicles. SD - HB1108 Restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. SD - HB1236 Provide for the acquisition of certain motor vehicle titles by auction agencies in certain circumstances. SD - HB1303 Prohibit certain incentives and punishments in association with school surveys, and to impose a penalty therefor. SD - SB108 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. SD - HB1149 Prohibit the sale of certain industrial and construction equipment at a price higher than is offered to other buyers. SD - SB66 Require each school board to provide certain information regarding school elections in the school board minutes. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SCR16 Expressing our gratitude to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, for beginning to Make America Great Again. 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 - SB82 Revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. SD - SC2 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Madison High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - HB1124 Allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. 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 - 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 - HB1257 Designate certain highways by townships and counties as no maintenance highways. SD - SB158 Require certain transfers of funds from the state highway fund to the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - SB83 Authorize certain patriotic societies access to public schools. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 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 - SB201 Prohibit certain persons and organizations from entering the campus of any public institution of higher education or postsecondary technical institute. SD - SC52 Congratulating and honoring the Canton High School wrestling team and coaches for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2017-2018 season. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. SD - HB1201 Require certain information on a ballot regarding any initiated measure. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. SD - HB1165 Repeal certain provisions providing for a pilot charter school for Native American students if the state had received a federal grant. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - SR4 Affirming South Dakota's state and federal elected officials to uphold their sworn duty by taking all legal actions available to combat illegal immigration and the trafficking of illegal aliens within our state. SD - HC1014 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team for winning the 2017 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HB1249 Authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SB115 Provide for the lawful concealing of a firearm while driving a motorcycle. 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 - 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 - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - HB1121 Revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. SD - SB80 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1260 Provide certain provisions regarding cooperation with federal agencies by localities in the state. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - SCR15 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge or discharge under honorable conditions for their service regardless of current income status. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. 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 - HB1133 Revise certain provisions regarding operating a vehicle after consumption of a controlled drug or substance. SD - SC43 Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - SC28 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting in service to the people of South Dakota. SD - HB1127 Revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1122 Require legislative approval for tuition and fee increases at institutions of higher education. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - SB89 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. SD - SC47 Congratulating and honoring Laurie Macziewski on her retirement from thirty-seven years of teaching at Madison Elementary School. SD - HB1282 Provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 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 - HB1219 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting. SD - SB116 Provide for certain voting and attendance information to be made available by the director of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB119 Provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB165 Revise certain provisions regarding child custody and visitation and the enforcement of those provisions. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - HB1073 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. SD - SB173 Establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. 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 - SB208 Require voter registration information to be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - HB1211 Require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB78 Revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. SD - SB179 Provide certain provisions regarding aerial applicators. SD - HB1208 Revise certain provisions regarding child support and arrearages. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. 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 - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SC5 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. SD - HB1270 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HB1233 Require maintenance and repair funding for new nonrevenue generating buildings or facilities at institutions of higher education. SD - SB200 Prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. SD - HB1276 Provide a property tax exemption to parents of certain students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1186 Provide for a legislative review of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - SB111 Revise certain provisions regarding expenditures incurred during civil proceedings. SD - SB85 Require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. SD - SB140 Revise provisions regarding an objection to a custody or visitation order. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 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 - HB1244 Revise certain provisions regarding the renewal of driver licenses by a member of the armed forces and their families. SD - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HB1106 Authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. SD - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. SD - HB1228 Provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1080 Revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. 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 - SB139 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - HB1302 Prohibit the compensation of certain petition circulators. 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 - SR2 Affirming the constitutional private property protections of South Dakota farmers and ranchers. 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 - 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 - HC1026 Honoring Sylvan Vigness, a veteran of the United States Navy, who received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Second World War for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the people of the State of South Dakota and the United States. SD - HCR1013 Amending the Joint Rules to require a majority vote to disapprove a commemoration. SD - HB1289 Create a film commission within the Governor's Office of Economic Development. SD - SB190 Require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 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 - SB109 Repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring the Colman-Egan Hawks Football Team for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2017 Class 9B State Football Championship. 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 - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. 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 - HCR1008 That tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. SD - HB1156 Require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - HCR1009 Encouraging awareness of alcohol as a direct cause of seven types of cancer and encourages the Department of Health to research potential awareness campaigns related to alcohol and cancer. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - SB124 Provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.