+ − 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 Bills (3) SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SB147 Authorize local governing bodies to establish the per diem rate for housing and development commissions. SD - SB208 Require voter registration information to be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. + − Cosponsored Bills (90) SD - SCR2 Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. 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 - HB1092 Revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. SD - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SCR16 Expressing our gratitude to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, for beginning to Make America Great Again. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1091 Revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1275 Revise certain provisions regarding ballot measure petition circulation. SD - SJR3 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 - HB1265 Enhance the foster care system in South Dakota SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - SCR11 Expressing support for access to patient-centered and family focused advance care planning. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 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 - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1154 Revise certain provisions regarding municipal lease-purchase agreements. SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - HJR1007 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 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 - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 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 - HB1245 Make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. SD - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - SB191 Provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - SB110 Establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. SD - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - SC43 Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 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 - SB144 Revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 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 - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - SB103 Prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. SD - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1297 Revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations. SD - SB105 Authorize a health care practitioner to administer a toxicology test to an infant under certain circumstances. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 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 - HB1271 Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. 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 - 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 - HB1289 Create a film commission within the Governor's Office of Economic Development. SD - HB1209 Require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits. 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 - 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 - HB1161 Revise certain references to the International Building Code. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017.