+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 1532 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 + − Committees (5) SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: vice chair SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: vice chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: chair SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (10) 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 - HB1169 Repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. SD - HB1093 Revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. SD - HCR1003 Encouraging school districts to provide for an annual academic scholarship signing day in schools. SD - HCR1006 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. SD - HB1142 Revise the penalty for vehicular homicide. SD - HCR1002 Urging an external audit of the Indian Health Service by an act of Congress. SD - HB1052 Provide certain protections for public employees. SD - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1130 Revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. + − Cosponsored Bills (76) 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 - HB1185 Revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - SB60 Revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. SD - SB160 Establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - SB63 Eliminate the postage administration fund and deposit fees to the general fund. SD - SB94 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. 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 - SB87 Revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1061 Revise certain provisions regarding consent for correspondence through electronic mail by enrolled customers of portable electronics. SD - HB1090 Define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - SB95 Add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana. SD - HB1178 Require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. SD - SB166 Provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - SB138 Provide certain provisions regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims. SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1122 Clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. SD - HB1191 Require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1155 Revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 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 - 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 - HB1156 Allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1176 Revise the distribution of certain taxes collected by the Department of Revenue and to increase certain excise taxes and to make an appropriation thereof. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 3, 2017. 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 - SB77 Provide for a fiscal note for any initiated measure, initiated amendment to the Constitution, or referred law that would have a fiscal impact on the state. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. 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 - SB113 Require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds. SD - SB164 Revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - HB1167 Allow first class municipalities to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HB1170 Revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - SCR9 To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB69 Revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 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 - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. 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 - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 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 - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - HCR1001 Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1157 Create the agriculture future development fund and to provide funding for certain programs and projects. 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 - HB1060 Provide requirements and standards for insurers' own risk and solvency assessments. SD - HB1001 Revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - SB139 Provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. SD - HJR1002 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.