+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 237 Isabel, SD 57633 + − Committees (4) SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Chair SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (12) SD - SB150 Revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. SD - SCR12 Petitioning Congress and the United States Department of Agriculture to halt payments to JBS. SD - SB130 Create an on-sale surcharge license. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding out-of-state businesses that provide disaster or emergency related work. SD - SB102 Make an appropriation for gas well cleanup in Harding County. SD - SB119 Revise provisions regarding investments by farm mutual insurers. SD - SB124 Provide for the transportation of alcoholic beverages by retail licensees. SD - SB156 Make an appropriation for the payment of certain delinquent taxes. SD - SB1 Add a legislator to the membership of the Extraordinary Cost Oversight Board, to establish the board in statute, and to repeal the administrative rules creating the board. SD - SB135 Modify the requirements for county or municipality disapproval of an off-sale license applicant to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB105 Distribute a portion of tourism promotion funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. + − Cosponsored Bills (103) SD - HB1001 Revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. SD - HB1043 Require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1052 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. SD - HB1054 Revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1073 Revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone. SD - HB1087 Promote free speech and intellectual diversity at certain institutions of higher education. SD - HB1091 Provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1109 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1119 Make an appropriation to the aeronautics commission. SD - HB1120 Appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. SD - HB1121 Repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. SD - HB1123 Provide for the verification of hours worked on computers for certain government contracts. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1126 Revise real estate licensure requirements for the sale of businesses. SD - HB1129 Revise provisions regarding residency of registered voters. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - HB1140 Prohibit any high school interscholastic activities association from restricting or prohibiting broadcasting of high school activities. SD - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding the transportation of students participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HB1153 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - HB1159 Repeal a provision that prohibits hunting mourning doves on public roads and highways. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HB1190 Provide for certain reporting requirements related to abortions. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - HB1212 Make an appropriation to fund the industrial hemp licensure program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1220 Accommodate legislation to enhance education. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1237 Establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1238 Revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1241 Establish certain provisions regarding training for human trafficking prevention. SD - HB1243 Revise provisions regarding hate crimes. SD - HB1266 Provide opportunities for the private sector commercialization of interstate rest areas and welcome centers. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - HJR1005 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. SD - HCR1004 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 profile. SD - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. SD - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - HCR1007 Expressing and encouraging support for voluntary country-of-origin labels. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1010 Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance and victory in the 2018 State Class B Cross Country Championship. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1025 Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB2 Adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. SD - SB3 Create the Special Education Interim Legislative Committee. SD - SB47 Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - SB51 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB56 Revise certain provision regarding the regulation of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - SB79 Increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. SD - SB80 Make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB85 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB97 Revise provisions regarding farm winery licensure. SD - SB98 Repeal the sunset of a wine manufacturer license. SD - SB103 Provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB110 Revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. SD - SB120 Modify the time period allowable for certain covenants not to compete. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. SD - SB129 Exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. SD - SB136 Provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB137 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB149 Increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize a brand registration application fee. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB169 Allow a property tax extension for certain federal workers and to declare an emergency. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SB184 Revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. SD - SR3 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in journalism. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. SD - SJR5 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 Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC41 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC42 Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base.