+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 1532 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 + − Committees (4) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Bonding Title: member SD - Executive Board Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - HB1085 Provide for the forfeiture of any vehicle used by a person convicted of a third offense for driving under the influence. SD - HB1097 Exempt certain taxes and fees from the gross receipts tax on telecommunications services. SD - HB1156 Require municipalities to reimburse the counties for certain judicial and law enforcement expenditures. SD - HB1234 Require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. SD - HB1012 Provide for an additional position in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to coordinate economic development with the tribes and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1088 Revise and consolidate certain civil forfeiture provisions. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification. + − Cosponsored Bills (64) SD - HB1001 Repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. SD - HB1054 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1070 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1083 Change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. SD - HB1084 Define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. SD - HB1096 Provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. SD - HB1111 Require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. SD - HB1112 Establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. SD - HB1114 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for state highway maps. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. SD - HB1142 Prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an employee or invitee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. SD - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. 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 - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HB1184 Create a transportation oversight committee. SD - HB1187 Allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. SD - HB1188 Exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. SD - HB1201 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016, make an appropriation for teen court programs in South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1202 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HB1219 Revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. SD - HB1220 Direct the secretary of education to reinstate scholarship funding under the GEAR UP grant program. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1247 Require school districts and licensed child welfare agencies to implement a policy and provide training regarding sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. 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 - HCR1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. SD - HCR1009 Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. SD - HCR1011 Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. SD - HCR1015 Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. SD - HCR1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. 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 - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the 2014-2015 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Graf, Milbank, School Superintendent; Chad Allison, Lennox, Middle School Principal; Merna Bye, Corsica, School Business Official; Brad Olinger, Flandreau, Elementary School Principal; Jim Aisenbrey, Baltic, Secondary School Principal; Mike Radke, Huron, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Dr. Sandra Henry, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Rhonda Zinter, Milbank, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 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 - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - SB1 Revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SB71 Revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB81 Create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. SD - SB82 Establish the Native American achievement schools grant program. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - SB117 Permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. SD - SB121 Authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. SD - SB129 Establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. SD - SB138 Authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SB165 Authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. SD - SJR1 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. 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 - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary.