+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 902 S. High St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (2) SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 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 - HCR1012 Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. + − Cosponsored Bills (84) SD - HB1055 Revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1074 Provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1075 Repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1094 Provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. SD - HB1095 Revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1105 Revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. SD - HB1122 Clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. SD - HB1123 Revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities. SD - HB1124 Exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. SD - HB1129 Limit the information obtained during an application for a driver license or nondriver identification card that is contained in a database. SD - HB1131 Revise certain provisions concerning sales taxes collected from sellers located outside of the state. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. SD - HB1140 Establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. 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 - HB1145 Define a no-go zone and create a procedure to manage no-go zones. SD - HB1151 Repeal certain index factors regarding the taxation of real property. SD - HB1155 Revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. SD - HB1156 Allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1178 Require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1194 Require certain documentation for the reason of denial of a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1201 Exempt certain food sales from licensure, certification, and inspection. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 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 - HCR1010 Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. SD - HCR1011 Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. 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 - HC1003 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - HC1006 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - 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 - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 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 - HC1024 Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. 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 - HC1031 Congratulating and commending Teagan NcNary, of Vermillion, South Dakota, and Josh Anderson, of Aberdeen, South Dakota, on their election as the incoming University of South Dakota Student Government Association president and vice president. 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 - SB69 Revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 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 - SB78 Revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - SB89 Provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. SD - SB92 Extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. SD - SB94 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB102 Require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. SD - SB105 Reduce the excise tax imposed on the gross receipts from sale, resale, or lease of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB128 Provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - SB142 Provide for certain updates and reports concerning research data and methods used to assess agricultural land. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB162 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB163 Revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of contributors for independent campaign expenditures. 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 - SB168 Revise certain provisions relating to a durable power of attorney and the appointment of a guardian or conservator. SD - SB174 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - SJR1 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 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 - 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 - SCR6 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - SCR15 Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SC20 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SC26 Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.