+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: + − Committees (5) SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Revenue Projection Subcommittee Title: Chair + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - SJR5 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 - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SB80 Make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. + − Cosponsored Bills (56) SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1223 Modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1050 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising legislative terms of office. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SC37 Commending and honoring Korbin Leddy as a recipient of a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB132 Accommodate legislation on education. SD - SB133 Accommodate legislation to lower the state sales and use tax. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1112 Provide for certain persons to carry a concealed pistol or revolver without a permit. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1003 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2019 as National Social Work Month. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HB1091 Provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. SD - HB1095 Accommodate legislation regarding noxious weed seed. SD - HB1096 Accommodate legislation regarding noxious weeds. SD - SB98 Repeal the sunset of a wine manufacturer license. SD - HB1073 Revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone. SD - HB1077 Revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. SD - HB1140 Prohibit any high school interscholastic activities association from restricting or prohibiting broadcasting of high school activities. SD - HB1049 Revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. SD - HB1127 Revise the calculation of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. SD - HB1155 Provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HB1188 Revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - HB1201 Revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB169 Allow a property tax extension for certain federal workers and to declare an emergency. SD - SB97 Revise provisions regarding farm winery licensure. SD - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SB51 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB131 Accommodate legislation on Medicaid provider reimbursements. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1221 Revise administrative rule to add palmer amaranth as a prohibited noxious weed seed. SD - SB134 Accommodate legislation on Medicaid. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events.