+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1105 E. Garfield Ave. Gettysburg, SD 57442 + − Committees (2) SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB183 Revise the signature requirements for the nominating petitions for certain elected offices. SD - SB125 Revise provisions regarding the exemption from taxation of certain substances used for agricultural purposes. + − Cosponsored Bills (58) SD - HB1006 Authorize the secretary of revenue to contract with certain entities for purposes of creating or maintaining a database to determine agricultural income value and to specify the mandatory and permissive data of the database. SD - HB1007 Require certain adjustments to the assessed value of agricultural land if factors impact the land's productivity and to require those adjustments to be documented. 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 - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1080 Revise certain provisions regarding grain buyers. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1097 Modify requirements for a marriage license. SD - HB1100 Make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1108 Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. SD - HB1109 Revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. SD - HB1110 Provide for a uniform template to be used by each state agency in the conduct of performance management reviews. 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 - HB1123 Revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1181 Revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. SD - HB1198 Provide an excess levy for the capital outlay fund. SD - HB1212 Add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1227 Make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1257 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. SD - HB1270 To revise provisions regarding agricultural land classifications for tax purposes. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. 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 - HCR6017 To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. 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 - HC8013 To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. 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 - HC8030 Honoring and commending Bob and Jan Fuller for their dedicated services as foster parents in the Pierre community. SD - HC8031 Celebrating and commending Rushmore National Music Camp for fifty years of outstanding commitment to giving students across the state the ability to stay true to its motto: Making Music . . . Making Friends! SD - HC8033 Commending and honoring Jason Hancock for his outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SB55 Require the Board of Regents to assemble a task force to study the operations and functions of the institutions of higher education under the board's authority. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB65 Revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. SD - SB79 Modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB94 Revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SJR502 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 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. SD - SC823 Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. SD - SC824 Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. SD - SC830 Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum. SD - SC832 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2020 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, as well as for his success in football.