+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1509 S. Frederick Dr. Sioux Falls, SD 57105 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. SD - HB1175 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1230 Add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. + − Cosponsored Bills (59) SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1120 Appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1148 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1153 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - HB1163 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1237 Establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1238 Revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1240 Revise certain provisions regarding water permits. SD - HB1241 Establish certain provisions regarding training for human trafficking prevention. SD - HB1243 Revise provisions regarding hate crimes. SD - HB1244 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HR1002 Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. SD - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. SD - HCR1001 Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 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 - 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 - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 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 - HC1017 Recognizing the individuals and organizations participating in memorial rides and runs this winter to honor and pay tribute to those brave relatives who lost their lives during the tumultuous times in the 1860s through the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. SD - HC1021 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Major General John J. Pesch Flight Safety Award, and William W. Spruance Safety Award for 2018. 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 - 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 - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB99 Establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. SD - SB113 Provide that certain information contained within applications for money lending licenses are public records. SD - SB114 Attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. SD - SB116 Create the Dakota promise fund, provide Dakota promise grants, and to make an appropriation. SD - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB118 Establish certain provisions regarding advance care planning. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. SD - SB144 Remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. 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 - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB164 Establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - SCR7 Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. SD - SC11 Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SC32 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2019 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the third consecutive year, as well as his success in the sport of football. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC36 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season.