+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 342-9503 Office Address: + − Committees (4) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. SD - HB1086 Provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. 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 - HB1179 Revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - HB1096 Provide for a criminal penalty for any person who prevents the enforcement of a secured creditor's security interest upon repossession of a motor vehicle. 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 - 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (63) SD - HB1059 Provide for the perfection of liens upon application for duplicate certificates of title. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. SD - HB1079 Clarify certain provisions regarding municipal assessments and the collection of delinquent fees by the county. SD - HB1080 Adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. 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 - HB1083 Establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - HB1090 Define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. 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 - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 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 - HB1125 Make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. SD - HB1170 Revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - HB1171 Make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions to maintain funding for the building South Dakota fund. SD - HB1173 Revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. SD - HB1183 Provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. 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 - HCR1004 Recognizing National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 3, 2017. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1011 Honoring Cronin Farms as the 2016 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 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 - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SB56 Revise certain investment fee rates for employer contribution to the South Dakota future special revenue fund and certain procedures regarding employer contribution rates for the state unemployment compensation fund. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - SB67 Revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. SD - SB69 Revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB95 Add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. SD - SB120 Repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. SD - SB129 Revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - SB148 Make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. SD - SB152 Allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority SD - SB166 Provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - SCR1 Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. SD - SCR2 Supporting the electoral college system. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - SCR12 Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.