+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: + − Committees (3) SD - Health and Human Services (Senate) Title: Member SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: Member SD - Local Government (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - SB165 Revise and enhance provisions regarding the taxation of park model homes. SD - SB170 Revise certain provisions regarding local referendums. SD - SB164 Establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. + − Cosponsored Bills (100) SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1177 Provide an opportunity to view a sonogram and hear the child's heartbeat prior to an abortion. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1193 Provide a criminal penalty for causing an abortion against a pregnant mother's will. SD - SCR4 Commending and thanking the men and women of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging Congress and the President to fund construction of steel barriers and border control impediments along with the strengthening of current border control infrastructure, and urging Congress and the President to ensure compliance with and enforcement of federal immigration laws. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HB1190 Provide for certain reporting requirements related to abortions. SD - HB1069 Provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. SD - HB1176 Provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. SD - HB1043 Require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. SD - HB1224 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - SR3 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in journalism. SD - HB1233 Reduce the percentage of a winery's annual production that may be bulk wine. 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 - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1204 Exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 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 - SC48 Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base SD - SC46 Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1270 Protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. 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 - HCR1001 Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 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 - SB79 Increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. 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 - SCR11 Requesting that the President of the United States designate a single state funeral be held upon the death of the last living identifiable veteran from World War II. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB109 Prohibit certain state employees from acting as a lobbyist for a certain period following termination of employment. SD - SB141 Provide for the administration of certain assessments in a paper format. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - HB1266 Provide opportunities for the private sector commercialization of interstate rest areas and welcome centers. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HB1268 Authorize electronic monitoring of residents in assisted living centers and nursing facilities. SD - HB1269 Temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - HB1110 Establish a penalty for certain persons who fail to file a birth certificate or who fail to provide the notice required for the filing of a death certificate. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - SR5 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion laws passed in New York and Vermont; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 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 - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 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 - HC1008 Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. SD - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1011 Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. SD - SB9 Provide for the Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB98 Repeal the sunset of a wine manufacturer license. SD - HB1105 Revise certain provisions regarding child support orders. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1058 Require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1063 Revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. SD - HB1070 Revise the procedure for judgment by confession. SD - HB1077 Revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1108 Prohibit certain gender dysphoria instruction in public schools. SD - HB1114 Revise provisions regarding state-owned motor vehicles. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding local referendums. SD - HB1116 Prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HB1231 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. 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. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - SR7 Urging South Dakota's congressional representation to seek a federal disaster declaration and to provide federal aid for counties and tribes in South Dakota suffering from devastating effects created by Winter Storm Ulmer. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB97 Revise provisions regarding farm winery licensure. SD - SB115 Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. SD - HB1218 Enhance nursing home care in the state. SD - HB1219 Revise certain provisions regarding surplus line insurance. 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 - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the right of a mother to breastfeed her child. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 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 - SC18 Congratulating Owen Ponto of Rapid City, South Dakota for the extraordinary honor of winning a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1041 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. SD - HC1005 Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.