+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1999 Trails End Lantry, SD 57636 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1211 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. SD - HCR1016 Expressing and encouraging support for the continued use of country-of-origin labels on meat products sold to consumers. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) SD - HC1031 Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. SD - HC1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - HB1073 Require persons operating bicycles under certain conditions to stop and allow faster vehicles to pass. SD - HB1065 Designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. SD - HCR1001 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. SD - SB135 Allow overwidth farm equipment to be operated on primary highways after sunset under certain conditions. SD - SB149 Provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. SD - HB1244 Revise provisions related to the sex offender registry SD - HC1013 Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. SD - SB145 Require certain provisions to be met before allowing public utilities or carriers to exercise eminent domain procedures. SD - SCR2 Supporting efforts to ensure that students from South Dakota have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - HB1192 Prohibit certain inquiries during a public employment application process about an applicant's criminal history and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. SD - HB1202 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds SD - HB1221 Accommodate legislation relating to education funding. SD - SC17 Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year. SD - HB1155 Prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state. SD - HB1222 Accommodate legislation relating to shared services in schools. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. SD - SB66 Permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. SD - SCR1 To show support for family caregivers. SD - SB62 Require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1163 Revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. SD - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. SD - HC1025 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - SB151 Lower the state sales and use tax on most food items, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to increase the amusement device tax, and to increase the per student allocation in the state aid formula. SD - SB150 Revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. SD - HB1094 Increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - SC6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 - HB1149 Provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HC1003 Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. SD - HB1154 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1242 Authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. SD - HCR1006 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. SD - SB136 Permit certain cropland along lakes, rivers, and streams to be assessed as noncropland. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1133 Require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HB1180 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - SB138 Authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. SD - SB58 Revise certain restrictions for the use of night-vision equipment for hunting under certain conditions. SD - HB1076 Provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. SD - SB63 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of school safety drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1120 Revise the definition of agricultural purposes used for the administration of the sales tax. SD - SB61 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. SD - SB161 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 - HB1064 Apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. SD - HB1227 Establish the South Dakota Government Accountability Committee. SD - HB1193 Prohibit certain inquiries about criminal records during any initial employment application process and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. SD - HB1054 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1159 Establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota.