+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 147 Britton, SD 57430 + − Committees (4) SD - Government Operations and Audit (Senate) Title: Member SD - Local Government (Senate) Title: Member SD - Retirement Laws (Senate) Title: Member SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB158 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - SB127 Revise provisions regarding the Law Enforcement Officers Certification Commission. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring Denise Lutkemeier, President of the Wilmot School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota's Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2018. SD - SC16 Honoring the life of John Knebel. + − Cosponsored Bills (86) SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the obligation recovery center from imposing a cost recovery fee on any debts owed within the Board of Regents' system. SD - HB1203 Authorize certain poker tournaments for restricted purposes. SD - HB1148 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1209 Revise certain provisions regarding vapor products. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - SCR7 Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. SD - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. SD - HB1147 Establish a tribal flag display on the capitol grounds. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1163 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1176 Provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. SD - SCR2 To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. SD - SCR6 Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. SD - HB1165 Establish the South Dakota prepaid college program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1215 Revise provisions regarding the posting of county and municipality ordinances. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1199 Revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. SD - HB1207 Revise provisions regarding banking. SD - HB1210 Authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. SD - HB1214 Prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. SD - HB1228 Provide for certain inmates to petition for concurrent sentences. SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1057 Revise the definition of attest for the purposes of public accountancy. SD - HB1230 Add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SC32 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2019 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the third consecutive year, as well as his success in the sport of football. SD - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - HB1237 Establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1240 Revise certain provisions regarding water permits. SD - HB1241 Establish certain provisions regarding training for human trafficking prevention. SD - HB1244 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB99 Establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB103 Provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB113 Provide that certain information contained within applications for money lending licenses are public records. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB160 Provide for calculations of sales tax revenues from sellers located outside of the state. 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 - SB184 Revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. SD - SR1 Urging the President and United States Congress to act quickly to end the ongoing federal government shutdown. SD - SR2 Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 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 - HC1008 Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. SD - HC1013 Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. SD - HC1017 Recognizing the individuals and organizations participating in memorial rides and runs this winter to honor and pay tribute to those brave relatives who lost their lives during the tumultuous times in the 1860s through the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. SD - HC1018 Commending the South Dakota Retirement System Board of Trustees for its sound fiscal management and the national recognition of its innovative retirement plan design. SD - HC1019 Honoring and commending Robert A. Wylie for his dedicated service to the South Dakota Retirement System and the development of sound public pension policies in South Dakota and across the country. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron for being awarded a U.S. Army Deployment Excellence Award and a Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Award for the Army National Guard. SD - HB1063 Revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. SD - HB1071 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1149 Provide an appropriation for the Native American achievement schools grant program. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB114 Attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. SD - HB1208 Establish certain provisions regarding inspections of food service and mobile food service establishments. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 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 - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - HB1238 Revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1156 Designate the accordion as the official state musical instrument. SD - HB1236 Revise certain provisions regarding health insurance coverage. 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 - SB144 Remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding temporary permits for the use of public water. SD - SB8 Provide for a statewide resource information system.