+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 46923 250th St. Baltic, SD 57003 + − Committees (2) SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: vice chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - SB176 Enhance the data systems in the Secretary of State's Office, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB133 Require all students leaving an accredited school for an alternative education program to wait one year before participating in interscholastic activities. SD - SB134 Prohibit minor boundary changes for one year, to establish the school district boundary task force, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB125 Revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB180 Revise certain provisions regarding the production tax for wind energy facilities and to declare an emergency. SD - SB132 Allow school districts to recruit teachers by providing certain financial incentives. SD - SCR2 Endorsing the thirty-first anniversary of sister state relations with the Republic of China (Taiwan), Taiwan's inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. + − Cosponsored Bills (84) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1194 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - SB130 Require online marketplace platforms to report businesses using the platform to ensure the health and safety of consumers buying products over the internet. SD - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1207 Revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - SCR7 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SB80 Increase the selling price of a towed vehicle that exempts the seller of the vehicle from certain vehicle dealer licensing requirements. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1090 Prohibit a person from serving as a member of a consumers power district board of directors in certain cases. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB182 Revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. SD - SB110 Revise the authority granted to the Building Authority and to the Board of Regents to construct an information system building on the campus of Dakota State University in Madison. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - HB1150 Provide for the annual adjustment of the salary of legislators. SD - HB1209 Revise certain provisions relating to changes in terms of credit card agreements. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring the Lennox School FFA chapter. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - SB169 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. SD - HB1167 Authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - HB1204 Provide for a limited number of affordable baccalaureate degree scholarships for students intending to serve as K-12 educators in South Dakota. SD - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - HB1120 Revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. SD - SC29 Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - SCR8 Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. SD - SB190 Clarify health coverage for applied behavior analysis, and to establish the Applied Behavior Analysis Provider Workgroup. SD - HB1068 Revise when a court can grant a cross credit on child support. SD - SB143 Revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. SD - HB1065 Revise certain provisions related to voting trusts and agreements. SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1103 Revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. SD - SB83 Authorize a board of county commissioners to designate certain section line roads and secondary roads as no maintenance and to revise certain provisions to vacate, change, or locate a highway by a board of county commissioners. SD - HB1212 Criminalize abuse of an unborn child. SD - HB1113 Repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. SD - SB109 Establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1178 Provide for the creation of an entity for the purpose of insurance contracts in certain instances. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding the fiscal impact statements prepared for legislation that impacts state prison or county jail populations. SD - HB1099 Revise certain provisions related to transferable interests in limited liability partnerships. SD - HB1149 Revise certain provisions regarding the setting of the salary of legislators. SD - SB124 Revise the requirements for a petition for a minor boundary change. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB165 Provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - HB1168 Revise alcoholic beverage licensing relating to hotel facility on-sale licenses. SD - HB1119 Revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. SD - HB1145 Revise certain provisions regarding the payment of salary and compensation to legislators. SD - SC20 Honoring and celebrating Leslie Fylling upon receiving the Teacher of the Year award, presented by the Tea Area Parent Teacher Organization. SD - SCR5 Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. SD - SC15 Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1110 Increase the number of judges in the Second and Seventh Judicial Circuits. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. SD - HC1015 Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. SD - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HC1001 Commending and honoring Jim Hagen in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the State Tourism Director of the Year Award. SD - HB1176 Authorize a person to be on the general election ballot for president or vice president and another office. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - SC26 Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage.