+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (3) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - State-Tribal Relations Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HB1233 Exempt the state from daylight saving time. SD - HB1189 Provide for the inspection and review of a state-mandated academic achievement test taken by a student. SD - HB1006 Authorize counties to impose sales and use taxes. SD - HB1232 Provide for additional openness of local governmental meetings. + − Cosponsored Bills (69) SD - HB1002 Eliminate certain reporting requirements for the county general fund. SD - HB1003 Revise certain administrative functions regarding county government. SD - HB1004 Make form and style revisions to certain statutes regarding counties. SD - HB1005 Revise and repeal certain fees that are established to compensate counties for services provided by county officials. 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 - HB1054 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1076 Provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. SD - HB1084 Define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. SD - HB1085 Provide for the forfeiture of any vehicle used by a person convicted of a third offense for driving under the influence. SD - HB1130 Dedicate revenue from video lottery for the purpose of supplementing teachers' salaries, to establish a teacher salary enhancement fund, to transfer certain moneys to that fund, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1131 Direct certain vehicle registration fees to counties with unorganized territory. 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 - HB1151 Require legislative approval of certain land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. SD - HB1158 Provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. 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 - HB1180 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1198 Recognize dyslexia as a learning disability. SD - HB1199 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum age to procure hunting and fishing licenses. SD - HB1200 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HB1206 Authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. SD - HB1211 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. SD - HB1224 Facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. SD - HB1231 Authorize motor carrier inspectors to carry firearms. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1239 Provide for the election of the county directors of equalization. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. 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 - HCR1004 Expressing support for the property rights of ranch and range allotment owners. 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 - HCR1006 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. 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 - HCR1012 Requesting the South Dakota congressional delegation to introduce legislation to compensate private landowners for fire damage caused by the United States Forest Service. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 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 - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HC1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. 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 - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HC1031 Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. SD - SB2 Revise the distribution of the revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. SD - SB56 Require legislative approval of all land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. SD - SB58 Revise certain restrictions for the use of night-vision equipment for hunting under certain conditions. SD - SB60 Set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. SD - SB61 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. SD - SB62 Require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. SD - SB66 Permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB77 Repeal the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon in the state capitol. SD - SB78 Deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. SD - SB84 Require municipalities to reimburse the counties for certain judicial and law enforcement expenditures. SD - SB117 Permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. SD - SB119 Require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law. SD - SB122 Require that fees collected for military specialty license plates be distributed to county veterans' service officers. SD - SB123 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - SB152 Enact the Peter Falk Act to ensure visitation of certain protected persons. SD - SB153 Provide for drug testing certain TANF applicants. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. 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 - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig.