+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 165 Pine Ridge, SD 57770 + − Committees (4) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate) Title: Member SD - Health and Human Services (Senate) Title: Member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (Senate) Title: Member + − Cosponsored Bills (51) SD - HB1008 Legalize the growth, production, and transportation of industrial hemp in the state, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1065 Revise drone surveillance protections. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1093 Establish a pipeline liability fund, to authorize a special fee for extraordinary expenses, and to make a continuous appropriation therefor. SD - HB1102 Make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1130 Revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1136 Provide for the licensure and regulation of practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and to establish the Acupuncture Licensing Board and acupuncture regulation fund. SD - HB1141 Require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. SD - HB1212 Add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1223 Provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. SD - HB1228 Include children with a hearing loss in the reporting criteria required for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. SD - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. SD - HB1258 Provide for child safety accounts for students subject to certain safety incidents. SD - HCR6002 Supporting the repeal of the Sioux - Dakota Removal Act. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HCR6017 To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HCR6022 Urging the State Trade Office in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to promote international business and trade on behalf of South Dakota exporters. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC8003 Recognizing the thirtieth anniversary of Native American Day. SD - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. SD - HC8013 To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. SD - SB52 Create a state seal specialty plate emblem. SD - SB53 Provide for a discount to senior citizens for state parks and recreation areas. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB66 Provide for the creation and funding of Oceti Sakowin community-based schools. SD - SB68 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB69 Revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. SD - SB70 Authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB73 Exempt certain persons from the requirement to publish name changes. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB114 Require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. SD - SB120 Establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB126 Provide civil remedies for certain construction permits issued by the Public Utilities Commission. SD - SB128 Revise entities who may contribute to a political committee. SD - SB136 Authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. SD - SB138 Amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. SD - SB146 Revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. SD - SB149 Revise provisions regarding emblem specialty plates. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB160 Authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB162 Provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. SD - SR701 In support of rescinding the Medals of Honor given to United States soldiers for the involvement and participation of the soldiers in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. SD - SR702 Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. SD - SJR501 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. SD - SCR601 Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.