+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 742 Brookings, SD 57006 + − Committees (4) SD - Education (Senate) Title: Member SD - Retirement Laws (Senate) Title: Member SD - Taxation (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (Senate) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bill SD - SC4 Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. + − Cosponsored Bills (52) SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1194 Revise provisions regarding reports of crime statistics. SD - HB1099 Provide for the designation of a caregiver to receive information regarding residents of treatment facilities. SD - HB1062 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1195 Revise provisions regarding juvenile justice. SD - SC10 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC36 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. SD - SC39 Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC40 Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 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. SD - SC43 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - SC44 Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC45 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC48 Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base SD - SC46 Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SC5 Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. 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 - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1090 Repeal certain provisions regarding the exercise of certain powers over certain property. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefit managers. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1155 Provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection and storage of sexual assault kit evidence. 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 - SC47 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season.