+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (3) SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (13) SD - HB1092 Revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. SD - HB1091 Revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HB1154 Revise certain provisions regarding municipal lease-purchase agreements. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1155 Create provisions regarding the language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. SD - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1153 Create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. + − Cosponsored Bills (121) SD - SCR10 Recognizing the need for and urging support for early childhood education in South Dakota. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - SJR9 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 - SJR4 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 with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. SD - HCR1007 Encouraging thoughtful taxation of alcohol products in the state and calling for alcohol to become budget neutral rather than a drain on the resources and the economy of South Dakota. SD - HB1151 Require persons transporting railroad employees to have certain insurance. SD - SB129 Revise certain limitations and penalties concerning campaign contributions. SD - SB130 Make an appropriation to the building South Dakota fund and to provide for the disbursement thereof. SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - SB88 Revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - HB1229 Provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding the tax exemption of certain school owned property. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1253 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1293 Increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. SD - SB158 Require certain transfers of funds from the state highway fund to the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB136 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. SD - SCR11 Expressing support for access to patient-centered and family focused advance care planning. SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - HB1227 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HC1001 Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - HJR1009 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for state legislative redistricting by an independent commission. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1238 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - SB189 Reduce the number of senatorial and representative districts, and to reduce the number of senators and representatives. SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - HB1230 Provide for the primary enforcement of the law prohibiting certain electronic communications while operating a motor vehicle and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1182 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1242 Provide for freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - SC37 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. SD - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - SB210 Transfer certain funds from the ethanol fuel fund to the ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions relating to the circulation of a petition for an initiated measure. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - SB77 Revise certain provisions regarding information provided to ballot question committees. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - HCR1001 Calling for statewide recognition of the migration of many young people from our state and urging state and local officials to take steps to counter that action and attract new residents to our state. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. SD - SB192 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB211 Create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - HB1282 Provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB159 Revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. SD - HB1119 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - HB1225 Require notice and a hearing before the issuance of certain temporary water use permits. SD - SB173 Establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - HB1269 Revise certain provisions regarding the time frame for consent in adoption proceedings. SD - SB196 Remove the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - SCR6 Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day. SD - HB1226 Revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. SD - HB1270 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - HB1152 Authorize certain representatives of railroad workers to investigate the railroad for safety purposes. SD - HB1109 Provide for parole eligibility for certain inmates. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - SB105 Authorize a health care practitioner to administer a toxicology test to an infant under certain circumstances. SD - HB1176 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - SB177 Require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - SC51 Honoring Ernest Stevens, Jr. for his generosity and efforts with the Great Plains Christmas Drive. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. SD - HB1308 Revise the distribution of revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. SD - SB120 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1218 Establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. SD - HB1187 Require grant performance measurement information be displayed on the department website. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - SC45 Commending and honoring Greysen Hertting of the University of South Dakota, for being named the Summit League Diver of the Year for the fourth consecutive season. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HCR1008 That tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. SD - SB134 Provide for the transfer of funds from the future fund to the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of funding needs-based grants. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.