+ − 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 (6) SD - HJR1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HB1305 Authorize independents to vote at a primary election under certain conditions. SD - HB1175 Exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. SD - HB1220 Revise the penalty for certain offenses regarding the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions relating to the circulation of a petition for an initiated measure. SD - HB1176 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. + − Cosponsored Bills (115) SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. SD - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1091 Revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1108 Restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1122 Require legislative approval for tuition and fee increases at institutions of higher education. SD - HB1124 Allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1127 Revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. SD - HB1130 Establish who may submit plans and specifications for certain waste water systems. SD - HB1131 Authorize certain road district trustees and employees to receive compensation under a district contract. SD - HB1132 Revise the sponsorship and advertising agreements between certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - HB1133 Revise certain provisions regarding operating a vehicle after consumption of a controlled drug or substance. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - HB1186 Provide for a legislative review of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1187 Require grant performance measurement information be displayed on the department website. SD - HB1188 Establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HB1191 Provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. SD - HB1194 Allow certain students to be excused from participating in certain assessments, examinations, and tests. SD - HB1206 Decrease the rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on certain visitor-intensive businesses. SD - HB1207 Revise certain provisions that prohibit the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - HB1211 Require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. SD - HB1212 Revise certain provisions regarding the custody of a minor child. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1215 Revise certain provisions regarding reorganization of certain school districts with low enrollment. SD - HB1219 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting. SD - HB1228 Provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1256 Revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1276 Provide a property tax exemption to parents of certain students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1280 Revise certain provisions regarding the calculation of suspended prison sentences. SD - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - HJR1008 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HC1001 Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - HC1013 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HC1026 Honoring Sylvan Vigness, a veteran of the United States Navy, who received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Second World War for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the people of the State of South Dakota and the United States. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. SD - SB79 Authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. SD - SB85 Require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB96 Designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SB104 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB106 Establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. SD - SB108 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. SD - SB109 Repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. SD - SB111 Revise certain provisions regarding expenditures incurred during civil proceedings. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - SB114 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vehicles. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. SD - SB139 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - SB140 Revise provisions regarding an objection to a custody or visitation order. SD - SB150 Provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. SD - SB165 Revise certain provisions regarding child custody and visitation and the enforcement of those provisions. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB198 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. SD - SB200 Prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. SD - SJR2 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 militia of the state. SD - SJR4 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. SD - SCR2 Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. SD - SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. SD - SCR4 To include the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit in upcoming South Dakota Department of Transportation financial reviews of operators of rail lines owned by the State of South Dakota. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. SD - SCR8 Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness areas in South Dakota without approval of the Legislature. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR12 Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to update the Clean Air Act to allow mid-range ethanol blends in all standard automobiles. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SC36 Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018.