+ − 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 (12) SD - SB195 Establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. SD - SB136 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - SB10 Provide for the resolution of conflicts by multiple initiated measures and amendments to the Constitution adopted at the same election. SD - SB77 Revise certain provisions regarding information provided to ballot question committees. SD - SB159 Revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. SD - SCR6 Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day. SD - SB12 Require petition circulators for certain ballot measures to make available the full text of the ballot measure to petition signers. SD - SB120 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB11 Revise certain provisions regarding the time period during which petition sponsors may submit ballot measures to the Legislative Research Council for review and comment. + − Cosponsored Bills (101) SD - HB1004 Revise certain provisions regarding petition forms for initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. SD - HB1005 Revise certain requirements for a recitation regarding the effect of a vote on certain ballot measures. SD - HB1006 Revise the extent of comments required by the director of the Legislative Research Council regarding certain ballot measures and the period of time in which those comments are to be made. SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. SD - HB1080 Revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1091 Revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1155 Create provisions regarding the language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1218 Establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. SD - HB1222 Prohibit the sale of fireworks to certain persons and to create a penalty therefor. SD - HB1224 Prohibit certain extractive activities in the Black Hills. SD - HB1226 Revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. SD - HB1227 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1237 Revise certain provisions regarding voting in elections. SD - HB1238 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 - HB1242 Provide for freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. SD - HB1253 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1267 Prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1293 Increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. SD - HB1294 Increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - HJR1009 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for state legislative redistricting by an independent commission. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - HCR1013 Amending the Joint Rules to require a majority vote to disapprove a commemoration. SD - HCR1014 Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HC1027 Honoring and thanking Spink County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kraft for his brave and honorable service and his heroic life saving actions. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB13 Revise certain provisions regarding the director of the Legislative Research Council issuing fiscal notes for certain ballot measures. SD - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - SB88 Revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB102 Revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - SB129 Revise certain limitations and penalties concerning campaign contributions. SD - SB130 Make an appropriation to the building South Dakota fund and to provide for the disbursement thereof. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB134 Provide for the transfer of funds from the future fund to the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of funding needs-based grants. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB177 Require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - SB192 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - SB197 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. SD - SJR9 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - SCR5 Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SC8 Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SC37 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC41 Commending and honoring the service and sacrifice of Army Corporal Branden Stackenwalt of Rapid City to our country and to soldiers recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. SD - SC43 Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018.