+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 95 Big Stone City, SD 57216 + − Committees (2) SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - SB127 Revise certain requirements for a proposed wind energy facility applicant. SD - SC38 Congratulating and commending the Deuel Cardinals on their Class A High School Gymnastics Championship and their successful 2018 season. + − Cosponsored Bills (98) 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 - 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 - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1316 Require approval of certain federal grants. SD - SC44 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team, for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their fourth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - HB1236 Provide for the acquisition of certain motor vehicle titles by auction agencies in certain circumstances. SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - SCR16 Expressing our gratitude to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, for beginning to Make America Great Again. SD - HB1193 Revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 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 - 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 - HB1116 Revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 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 - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HB1129 Revise certain provisions regarding full-time equivalent positions. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. SD - SC42 Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - HB1117 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. SD - HB1255 Revise the authority of the interim Rules Review Committee to revert a rule to any step in the rules adoption process. SD - HC1014 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team for winning the 2017 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 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 - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles required to stop at a state weighing station. SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SC36 Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. 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 - HC1027 Honoring and thanking Spink County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kraft for his brave and honorable service and his heroic life saving actions. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - HB1192 Revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - SC26 Honoring and recognizing Larry Goette for his commitment and dedication to military veterans and for his service to his country. SD - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1184 Provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 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 - 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 - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding energy conversion and transmission facility permits. 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 - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - HB1313 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - HB1231 Revise certain provisions regarding budget transfers. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HB1109 Provide for parole eligibility for certain inmates. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - SB200 Prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. SD - SB105 Authorize a health care practitioner to administer a toxicology test to an infant under certain circumstances. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SCR12 Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to update the Clean Air Act to allow mid-range ethanol blends in all standard automobiles. 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 - HB1271 Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises. SD - HB1215 Revise certain provisions regarding reorganization of certain school districts with low enrollment. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. SD - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - SC45 Commending and honoring Greysen Hertting of the University of South Dakota, for being named the Summit League Diver of the Year for the fourth consecutive season. 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 - 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 - HB1246 Revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. SD - SB180 Authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.