+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 5909 W. Bristol Dr. Sioux Falls, SD 57106 + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: Chair SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: Member SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (9) SD - SB120 Establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. SD - SB180 Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding the petition circulation process. SD - SB151 Define critical infrastructure and revise certain crimes for the trespass or damage to critical infrastructure. SD - SB2 Require the Department of Social Services to fully support a statewide centralized resource information system. SD - SB156 Repeal provisions regarding the South Dakota Veterans Commission. SD - SB103 Limit the disclosure of presidential election results and to provide for a suspension of such disclosure. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - SB116 Establish requirements certain state entities must follow when applying for federal grants. SD - SB109 Provide protections for health care decisions governed by conscience. + − Cosponsored Bills (78) SD - HB1001 Repeal certain provisions regarding the organization of the Legislature. SD - HB1002 Revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. SD - HB1003 Repeal certain provisions regarding legislative employees. SD - HB1004 Provide for the defense of laws by the Legislature. SD - HB1005 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of telehealth technologies. SD - HB1057 Prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1065 Revise drone surveillance protections. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1070 Modify requirements regarding the installation and inspection of certain electrical wiring. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1094 Repeal certain provisions regarding permits for concealed pistols. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1096 Prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1106 Authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. SD - HB1108 Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - HB1129 Authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1152 Provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. SD - HB1156 To prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1165 Revise provisions regarding the acceptance of gifts by municipalities. SD - HB1167 Revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. SD - HB1172 Require the annual submission of a zero-based budget from certain departments or budget units. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1181 Revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. SD - HB1195 Provide for the dismissal of charges against pregnant women for certain controlled substance offenses under certain circumstances. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1207 Extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. SD - HB1218 Require responses and reporting regarding the testing, assessment, evaluation, or observation of students. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1263 Revise certain provisions regarding the dates on which certain school district elections may be held. SD - HB1265 Revise provisions regarding off-sale delivery licenses for the delivery of alcoholic beverages. SD - HJR5001 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, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. SD - HCR6004 To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. SD - HCR6005 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HCR6012 Supporting the right to pray in public schools. SD - HCR6016 Supporting the efforts of William "Bill" Casper as the South Dakota state chairman of the State Funeral for World War II Veterans in his efforts to petition President Donald J. Trump to hold a state funeral for World War II veterans. SD - HCR6020 Denouncing the National Education Association's recent policy to support "the fundamental right to abortion." SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - HC8033 Commending and honoring Jason Hancock for his outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SB1 Provide for the use of electronic communication in the involuntary commitment process and to declare an emergency. SD - SB3 Revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of auxiliary containers. SD - SB59 To protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB65 Revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB81 Establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. SD - SB88 Require parental notification of self-injurious behavior expressed during counseling sessions. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - SB119 Revise certain provisions regarding private placement insurance. SD - SB139 Revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. SD - SB140 Provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - SCR602 To invite responsible gun owners from Virginia to relocate to South Dakota. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC802 Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. SD - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.