+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 902 S. High St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Vice-Chair + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1203 Authorize certain poker tournaments for restricted purposes. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending the 2017-2018 Northern State University Wolves Men's Basketball Team for placing second in the NCAA Division II National Tournament. SD - HB1204 Exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - HB1041 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. + − Cosponsored Bills (91) SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1043 Require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1058 Require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1069 Provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1105 Revise certain provisions regarding child support orders. SD - HB1106 Revise certain provisions regarding support obligations. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1113 Establish certain provisions regarding ethics and responsibility for public elementary and secondary school teachers. SD - HB1116 Prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding the transportation of students participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HB1146 Revise provisions related to unclaimed property. SD - HB1171 Allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1172 Provide for cooperation with federal officials in matters of immigration. SD - HB1190 Provide for certain reporting requirements related to abortions. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1193 Provide a criminal penalty for causing an abortion against a pregnant mother's will. SD - HB1194 Revise provisions regarding reports of crime statistics. SD - HB1195 Revise provisions regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1199 Revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - HB1207 Revise provisions regarding banking. SD - HB1208 Establish certain provisions regarding inspections of food service and mobile food service establishments. SD - HB1213 Require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. SD - HB1221 Revise administrative rule to add palmer amaranth as a prohibited noxious weed seed. SD - HB1224 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1231 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1251 License out-of-state multi-jurisdictional totalizator hubs and distribute source market fees to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. SD - HB1269 Temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - HB1270 Protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. SD - HR1003 Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. SD - HR1004 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies. SD - HJR1003 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 using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - HCR1001 Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1002 Requesting that local school boards establish a code of ethics and professional responsibility for educators in public elementary and secondary schools. SD - HCR1004 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. SD - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - HCR1007 Expressing and encouraging support for voluntary country-of-origin labels. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1003 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2019 as National Social Work Month. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HC1008 Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. SD - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. SD - HC1025 Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. SD - HC1026 Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB6 Revise certain provisions regarding sonogram and heart auscultation prior to an abortion. SD - SB7 Revise certain provisions regarding prohibited activities near polling places. SD - SB9 Provide for the Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB38 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB105 Distribute a portion of tourism promotion funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB109 Prohibit certain state employees from acting as a lobbyist for a certain period following termination of employment. SD - SB110 Revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. SD - SB122 Restrict the enactment of policies governing the possession of firearms at public institutions of higher education. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. SD - SB128 Make an appropriation to the gaming commission fund, to provide for the transfer of funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB143 Revise visitation rights of a person causing conception by rape or incest. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB150 Revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. SD - SB164 Establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - SCR3 Commending, honoring, and thanking South Dakota's numerous women veterans for their service to our country and state. SD - SCR4 Commending and thanking the men and women of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging Congress and the President to fund construction of steel barriers and border control impediments along with the strengthening of current border control infrastructure, and urging Congress and the President to ensure compliance with and enforcement of federal immigration laws. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - SC1 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Steve Swenson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - SC2 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant Paul Gerken upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - SC3 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Trooper Darren Hall upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman.