+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 802 S. Willow Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (2) SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - SB150 Establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. SD - SB157 Create an exception for possession of a certain amount of marijuana with a valid medical marijuana card from another state. SD - SB96 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. + − Cosponsored Bills (52) SD - HB1158 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. SD - HB1148 Reinstate certain provisions of the South Dakota risk pool, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SB121 Make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 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 - SB83 Revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. SD - SC32 Celebrating and honoring the life of Dr. Wayne Evans. SD - SCR13 To require the payment into the federal oil spill liability trust fund for the Keystone One Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline and to recognize dilbit as oil. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1134 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - SB147 Establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. SD - SB111 Revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. SD - SB125 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SC28 Honoring the 2017 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SB129 Revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana. SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1119 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - SB97 Revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. SD - HB1152 Establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - SB84 Provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. SD - SCR6 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 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 - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. SD - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - SB110 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. SD - SB155 Establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB162 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - HB1177 Accommodate legislation regarding certain big game depredation. SD - SC26 Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SCR12 Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HCR1011 Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 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 - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 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 - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - SB75 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - SC29 Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. SD - SC31 Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. SD - SB118 Allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. SD - HB1099 Require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. SD - SB156 Establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.