+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 600 W. 7th St. Dell Rapids, SD 57022 + − Committees (5) SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: member SD - Local Government (Senate) Title: chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - SB137 Establish certain provisions regarding joint employer liability protection. + − Cosponsored Bills (67) SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. SD - SB60 Revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. SD - SB160 Establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HC1003 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1093 Revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. SD - SB87 Revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1023 Honoring Bria Shay Neff as the state winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" competition. SD - SB131 Revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. SD - HB1104 Revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1083 Establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1165 Provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. SD - HC1022 Honoring and commending Abby Shay Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award and local honors from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 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 - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution. 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 - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SCR15 Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. SD - HB1057 Revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 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 - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB165 Establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - HB1167 Allow first class municipalities to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - SC26 Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SCR9 To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. SD - HC1009 Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SC20 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1052 Provide certain protections for public employees. 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 - HB1188 Accommodate legislation to promote agricultural development. 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 - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - SCR5 Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - SB159 Provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SC33 Congratulating and honoring Shantell Brewer, of Dupree High School, and Sierra Ward, of Belle Fourche High School, for being finalists in the 2017 Business Plan Competition. 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 - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB112 Provide for the referral of a school board's decision to change the number of school days in a school week. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - HC1006 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. SD - HJR1002 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 - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.