+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 802 S. Willow Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (6) SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: Member SD - Retirement Laws (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member SD - Revenue Projection Subcommittee Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SB110 Permit the Department of Revenue to disclose tax returns and tax return information to the Legislative Research Council in certain circumstances. SD - SB101 Prohibit internet service providers from selling certain customer data without consent. SD - SB102 Provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. SD - SB117 Require the Department of Education to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. SD - SB97 Title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. SD - SB96 Prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. SD - SCR603 Recognizing June 5, 2020, as Gun Safety Awareness Day. SD - SB100 Regulate certain portable recording systems worn by law enforcement officers. + − Cosponsored Bills (78) SD - HB1207 Extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. SD - HCR6007 Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. SD - HCR6008 To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. SD - SC802 Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. SD - SB115 Revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - HB1232 Provide an appropriation for adoption assistance grants. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1103 Authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. SD - HB1105 Revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. SD - HB1106 Authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1170 Revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles. SD - HB1240 Provide for the inspection of certain swimming pools and beaches. SD - HB1243 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. SD - HB1274 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1275 Revise provisions regarding a judgment not collected from an underinsured motorist. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - SB182 Provide for certain bonds for the construction of courthouses. SD - HB1082 Revise the conditions under which a licensed vehicle dealer may display or sell certain vehicles. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1145 Authorize certain tribal members to attend certain institutions of higher education or postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1134 Permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. SD - SB114 Require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. 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 - SB146 Revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. SD - SB176 Provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. SD - HB1194 Authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - SB70 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - HB1142 Include post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury for purposes of workers' compensation. SD - HB1246 Revise the attorney's fees allowed in a retaliation action against a lessor. SD - HCR6009 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan’s international participation. SD - HJR5002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative reapportionment. SD - HB1230 Provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. SD - HB1228 Include children with a hearing loss in the reporting criteria required for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. 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 - SB138 Amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. SD - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. 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 - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SCR601 Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. SD - SJR503 Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. SD - HCR6010 Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. SD - SB94 Revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - HB1132 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 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 - SB160 Authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1143 Prohibit school districts from using school or athletic team names, mascots, or nicknames that are determined to be racially derogatory or discriminatory. SD - HB1212 Add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1216 Revise certain provisions regarding sexual harassment. SD - HB1237 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1247 Create the medical reinsurance program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1278 Create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB68 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB82 Provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. SD - HB1224 Authorize requests for medical clearance as a condition of continued licensure to drive a motor vehicle. SD - HB1223 Provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. SD - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SB167 Revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. SD - HB1008 Legalize the growth, production, and transportation of industrial hemp in the state, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition.