+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 40976 294th St. Tripp, SD 57376 + − Committees (3) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: Member SD - Transportation (House) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1186 Repeal the termination of the juvenile detention cost-sharing fund. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HB1123 Provide for the verification of hours worked on computers for certain government contracts. SD - HB1235 Establish requirements regarding parental consent for the collection of certain information by schools. SD - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding the transportation of students participating in open enrollment. + − Cosponsored Bills (97) SD - HB1146 Revise provisions related to unclaimed property. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1223 Modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - SB150 Revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1171 Allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1193 Provide a criminal penalty for causing an abortion against a pregnant mother's will. SD - HB1068 Authorize the Transportation Commission to promulgate rules to allow certain motor vehicles to follow another motor vehicle on a state highway more closely than otherwise permitted by law. SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - HB1109 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1050 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. SD - HB1062 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 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 - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. 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 - SC38 Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School. 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 - HB1142 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - HCR1001 Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - SB60 Require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB94 Revise provisions regarding rule-making authority to establish certain fuel standards. SD - SB99 Establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB110 Revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. SD - SB125 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB142 Require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in state custody. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the Parker School District Board of Education on their selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2018. SD - HB1227 Provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - HCR1004 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 profile. 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1011 Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 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 - 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 - HB1091 Provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. SD - SB98 Repeal the sunset of a wine manufacturer license. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1072 Correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1073 Revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone. 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 - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1039 Provide for the use of the Obligation Recovery Center by certain postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1042 Exempt law enforcement from the requirements to be licensed as commercial drivers. SD - HB1049 Revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1155 Provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HB1188 Revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 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 - SC4 Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. SD - HB1182 Require a balanced and representative membership on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. SD - HB1159 Repeal a provision that prohibits hunting mourning doves on public roads and highways. SD - HB1226 Revise the distance certain wind energy systems must be set back from surrounding property. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB129 Exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. SD - SB97 Revise provisions regarding farm winery licensure. SD - HB1156 Designate the accordion as the official state musical instrument. SD - SB115 Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. 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 - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. SD - HC1026 Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. SD - HC1005 Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.