+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 600 W. 7th St. Dell Rapids, SD 57022 + − Committees (4) SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: Member SD - Local Government (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member + − Sponsored Bill SD - SB95 Establish standards regarding operation of certain inflatable amusement devices. + − Cosponsored Bills (75) SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1049 Revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. SD - HB1052 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1057 Revise the definition of attest for the purposes of public accountancy. SD - HB1077 Revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. SD - HB1083 Revise certain programs to support education in South Dakota. SD - HB1084 Provide for specific classification of affordable housing structures for purposes of taxation. SD - HB1085 Revise certain programs to advance health care in South Dakota. SD - HB1086 Revise certain programs to expand economic development in South Dakota. SD - HB1087 Promote free speech and intellectual diversity at certain institutions of higher education. SD - HB1089 Revise provisions regarding electronic livestock auctions. SD - HB1099 Provide for the designation of a caregiver to receive information regarding residents of treatment facilities. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1143 Revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. SD - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - HB1176 Provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1192 Authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. SD - HB1197 Prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1210 Authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. SD - HB1226 Revise the distance certain wind energy systems must be set back from surrounding property. SD - HB1227 Provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. SD - HB1230 Add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - HJR1005 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, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 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 - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB8 Provide for a statewide resource information system. SD - SB48 Authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB51 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB80 Make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB85 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB115 Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. SD - SB120 Modify the time period allowable for certain covenants not to compete. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SR2 Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. 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. SD - SCR2 To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - SCR6 Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. SD - SCR7 Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. 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 - 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 - SC4 Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC39 Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC40 Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC41 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC42 Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC43 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - SC44 Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC45 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC47 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base.