+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 44975 SD Hwy. 28 Lake Norden, SD 57248 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: vice chair + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1126 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. + − Cosponsored Bills (49) SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1161 Repeal the requirement for certain township, municipal, and school district fiscal reports to be submitted to county auditors. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - SC25 Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HC1003 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HC1020 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. SD - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1139 Revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. SD - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1057 Revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1125 Make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HB1170 Revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - HC1008 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1009 Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SC20 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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 - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - HB1112 Revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. SD - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1099 Require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - HC1006 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SB123 Revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.