+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 2005 S. Phillips Sioux Falls, SD 57105 + − Committees (4) SD - Appropriations Title: member SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: member SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: vice chair SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. + − Cosponsored Bills (39) SD - HB1235 Update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. SD - HB1118 Provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - HB1214 Require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. SD - SC23 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion, Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HC1021 Honoring the 2014 Lincoln High School students. SD - SB182 Revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - HB1161 Limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. SD - HC1025 Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. SD - HB1167 Authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - HB1064 Prohibit unlawful self-dealing by state officers and employees. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1023 Prohibit a state officer or employee from having an interest in any contract that the state employee or officer approved, awarded, or administered for one calendar year following termination of state employment. SD - SC14 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's l15th Signal Company, Brookings, South Dakota, on being awarded the General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower Trophy. SD - SB163 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HC1026 Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - HB1145 Revise certain provisions regarding the payment of salary and compensation to legislators. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - SC13 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. SD - SB112 Revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. SD - HC1024 Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. SD - SC16 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the General Carl A. Spaatz Trophy. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SJR1 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage.