+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: + − Committees (3) SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - SB174 Provide certain assistance to veterans and to revise the distribution of revenue from the alcohol beverage fund. SD - SB209 Revise certain provisions regarding the Nutrient Research and Education Council. + − Cosponsored Bills (118) 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 - SJR9 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 authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 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 - HB1092 Revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of concealed pistols by certain persons. 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 - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SC32 Honoring and congratulating Isaac Olson, of Mobridge, and Derick Peters, of Hartford, on their selection as South Dakota's delegates to the 2018 United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. SD - HB1235 Provide that counties shall require certain requirements for wind energy facility decommissioning. SD - HB1178 Provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1091 Revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. SD - HB1298 Allow certain school districts to become nonpublic districts. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. 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 - HB1234 Provide for certain requirements prior to construction of wind energy facilities. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. 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 - HB1160 Transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. SD - SCR11 Expressing support for access to patient-centered and family focused advance care planning. 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 - HB1315 Accommodate legislation regarding education funding. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 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 - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. 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 - HB1197 Prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. SD - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. 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 - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1198 Prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 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 - 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 - 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 - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. 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 - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - SB141 Establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1200 Revise certain on-sale full-service restaurant alcoholic beverage license provisions and to authorize municipalities and counties to lease on-sale full-service restaurant alcoholic beverage licenses. 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 - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1314 Revise certain provisions regarding the calculation of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. SD - HB1179 Provide for permanent daylight savings time. 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 - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. 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 - 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 - HB1211 Require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HB1297 Revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations. SD - HB1109 Provide for parole eligibility for certain inmates. SD - HB1233 Require maintenance and repair funding for new nonrevenue generating buildings or facilities at institutions of higher education. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1185 Establish provisions regarding the storage of wine at certain licensed premises. SD - SC25 Honoring and recognizing Myron Sonne for his outstanding commitment and service to Mitchell Technical Institute and to the young minds of South Dakota. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. 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 - HB1240 Revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay funding for schools. SD - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 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 - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. SD - HB1228 Provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.