+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1707 Westview Dr. Mitchell, SD 57301 + − Committees (3) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate) Title: vice chair SD - Education (Senate) Title: member SD - Health and Human Services (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - SB170 Revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway SD - SC30 Commending and honoring Spencer Neugebauer for his 2016 Mitchell High School football season. + − Cosponsored Bills (55) SD - HB1055 Revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - HB1068 Revise certain provisions concerning landowner liability for certain injuries suffered. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HB1086 Provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. SD - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1091 Modify certain provisions relating to concealed carry permits. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - HB1122 Clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. SD - HB1124 Exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. SD - HB1127 Revise the procedure for a deployed military service member to renew a concealed carry permit SD - HB1139 Revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. SD - HB1152 Establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. SD - HB1156 Allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HCR1003 Encouraging school districts to provide for an annual academic scholarship signing day in schools. 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 - HCR1012 Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. 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 - 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 - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1013 Honoring and congratulating Amanda Christensen of Mitchell, South Dakota, as a 2017 Milken Educator. 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 - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 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 - HC1021 Honoring and commending the 2016 Class AA Mitchell Kernels Football Team on winning the South Dakota Class AA State Football Championship for Mitchell High School, the first time in play-off history. 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 - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 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 - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB152 Allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority SD - SB174 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 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 - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SC1 Commending and honoring the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Jim Holbeck, Harrisburg, School Superintendent; Todd Brist, Watertown, Middle School Principal; Lory DuFrain, Wagner, School Business Official; Ethan Dschaak, Meade, Elementary School Principal; Kevin Lein, Harrisburg, Secondary School Principal; Ryan Rollinger, Harrisburg, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Sherri Becker, Mitchell, Curriculum Leader; and Jennifer Heggelund, Watertown, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC5 Posthumously honoring, commending, and remembering Roger Allen for over forty-five years of dedicated service as an educator to the youth and families of the Mitchell School District and Dakota Wesleyan University. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SC26 Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC27 Congratulating Donnie Stoltz of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 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.