+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 578-2429 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1140 Establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. + − Cosponsored Bills (51) SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 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 - 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 - HB1093 Revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. SD - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HB1080 Adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. SD - HB1107 Revise certain provisions regarding the approval by the governing board of licenses for alcoholic beverages. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. SD - HB1083 Establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. SD - SB129 Revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1141 Provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. SD - SC4 Posthumously honoring USAF OSI Special Agent Staff Sergeant Peter W. Taub. SD - HB1152 Establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - HB1142 Revise the penalty for vehicular homicide. SD - HC1002 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 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 - 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 - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 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 - SB78 Revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 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 - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 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 - 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 - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. SD - HCR1005 Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. SD - SB120 Repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. 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 - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1079 Clarify certain provisions regarding municipal assessments and the collection of delinquent fees by the county. 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 - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 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 - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.