+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 26581 E. Shore Pl. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: Member SD - Education (Senate) Title: Member SD - Health and Human Services (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - SB165 Require all wind energy facilities to include an aircraft detection lighting system. SD - SB139 Revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. SD - SB174 Revise the purposes for which a school district's capital outlay fund may be used. SD - SB68 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. + − Cosponsored Bills (86) SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1073 Authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1091 Revise provisions regarding the compensation of merchandise dealers for diagnostic and warranty work. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1099 Authorize counties to impose a temporary voter-approved half-cent sales and use tax and to issue revenue bonds to fund certain county infrastructure construction. 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 - HB1108 Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. SD - HB1109 Revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. SD - HB1110 Provide for a uniform template to be used by each state agency in the conduct of performance management reviews. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - HB1114 Authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. SD - HB1116 Revise provisions regarding the use of perpetual care trust funds to maintain cemeteries. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - HB1120 Authorize the governing body of a second or third class municipality to act as a planning and zoning commission. SD - HB1123 Revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. SD - HB1126 Provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. SD - HB1127 Revise provisions regarding real estate appraisers. SD - HB1128 Modify the penalty for causing a child to be present during methamphetamine use, distribution, or manufacture. SD - HB1129 Authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. SD - HB1130 Revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1170 Revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles and Department of Transportation authorized vehicles. SD - HB1171 Require commercial pesticide applicators to maintain proof of financial responsibility. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1179 Authorize series limited liability companies. SD - HB1181 Revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1207 Extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. SD - HB1213 Provide a transfer of funds for critical teaching needs scholarships and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1244 Authorize forensic medical examinations for certain persons. SD - HB1249 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. SD - HB1250 Increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. SD - HJR5001 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 - HCR6001 To direct the Department of Social Services to investigate implementing peer support services. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. SD - HCR6004 To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. SD - HCR6005 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 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 - HCR6011 Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 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 - 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 - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 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 - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 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 - 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 - 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 - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - HC8025 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. SD - SB50 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of auxiliary containers. SD - SB59 To protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB70 Authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB79 Modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB81 Establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - SB119 Revise certain provisions regarding private placement insurance. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB138 Amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. SD - SB140 Provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB161 Exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy. SD - SB162 Provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. SD - SJR502 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 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 - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.