+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 251 Indian Hills Rd. Brookings, SD 57006 + − Committees (3) SD - Retirement Laws (Senate) Title: member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: chair SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - SC28 Honoring the 2017 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SB78 Revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. + − Cosponsored Bills (42) SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - SC25 Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. SD - SB82 Revise certain provisions regarding the review of juvenile corrections. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. SD - SB83 Revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. SD - SB152 Allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority SD - SB7 Revise the criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB166 Provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. 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 - SB84 Provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. 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 - HCR1004 Recognizing National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 3, 2017. 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 - HC1011 Honoring Cronin Farms as the 2016 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 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 - SB113 Require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. SD - SC26 Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1125 Make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HC1008 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 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 - 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 - SCR5 Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. 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 - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. 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 - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.