+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 40976 294th St. Tripp, SD 57376 + − Committees (3) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Transportation (House) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1257 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. SD - HB1084 Increase the maximum allowable height of certain vehicles carrying baled feed and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1284 Create a road improvement priority fund and to provide for the distribution of the fund. SD - HB1202 Revise provisions regarding certain sales and use tax rates. SD - HB1200 Establish dates for the mowing of ditches on the state trunk highway system. + − Cosponsored Bills (115) SD - HCR6024 Commending automotive enthusiasts in South Dakota and the Specialty Equipment Market Association for their contributions in preserving classic automobiles and urging the Governor to declare a South Dakota Collector Car Appreciation Day this year. SD - SCR605 Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. 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 - SB150 Revise nonresident waterfowl licensure. SD - SC805 Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. SD - HC8025 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. SD - HCR6021 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HB1288 Review certain provisions regarding emergency management. 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 - HB1152 Provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. SD - HCR6017 To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. 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 - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - HCR6018 To urge the adoption of a joint rule requiring the state Constitution to be read aloud on the floor of both houses each Legislative Session. SD - HCR6019 Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 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 - HCR6020 Denouncing the National Education Association's recent policy to support "the fundamental right to abortion." SD - SR702 Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - HCR6007 Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. SD - HB1057 Prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB111 Exclude certain wind energy tax revenue from the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1105 Revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. SD - HB1106 Authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1170 Revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles and Department of Transportation authorized vehicles. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1181 Revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. SD - HB1182 Provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1238 Permit modification of the term of a perpetual conservation easement after the death of the grantor. SD - HB1241 Revise requirements for legal newspapers. SD - HB1242 Provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1249 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. 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 - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB181 Revise provisions regarding health benefit plans. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 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 - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1261 Provide procedures to enforce the integrity of the United States Constitution. SD - HB1153 Authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. SD - HB1114 Authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. SD - HB1116 Revise provisions regarding the use of perpetual care trust funds to maintain cemeteries. SD - HB1129 Authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1133 Provide a rebuttable presumption in favor of joint physical custody of a minor child. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB149 Revise provisions regarding emblem specialty plates. SD - HB1184 Provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. SD - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. SD - HCR6011 Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 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 - SB50 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 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 - HB1066 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1065 Revise drone surveillance protections. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments. SD - HB1081 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 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 - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 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 - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 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 - HC8004 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SCR602 To invite responsible gun owners from Virginia to relocate to South Dakota. SD - HB1062 Increase the financial empowerment of state residents. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1080 Revise certain provisions regarding grain buyers. SD - HB1085 Provide for permanent daylight savings time. SD - HB1100 Make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1128 Modify the penalty for causing a child to be present during methamphetamine use, distribution, or manufacture. SD - HB1130 Revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1139 Require the payment of attorney's fees in cases addressing noncompliance with visitation orders. 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 - SB168 Limit the amount of other revenue that is counted as local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - SB161 Exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy. SD - HB1179 Authorize series limited liability companies. SD - HB1140 Provide for a regular review of parenting guidelines. SD - HB1146 Exclude second job income from child support obligations. SD - HB1148 Provide for protection orders. SD - HB1149 Establish qualifications for child custody evaluators. SD - HB1161 Revise the provision regarding emblem license plates. SD - HB1176 Authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. SD - HB1271 Establish certain provisions regarding the rural broadband fund. SD - HB1278 Create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. SD - SB69 Revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. SD - SB73 Exempt certain persons from the requirement to publish name changes. SD - SB164 Revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1219 Require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. SD - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - HB1197 Require testing of moisture meters and protein-measuring devices. SD - HB1195 Provide an affirmative defense to pregnant women for certain controlled substance offenses. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB162 Provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of auxiliary containers. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB79 Modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - SB90 Revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition.