+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 27543 468th Ave. Lennox, SD 57039 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: Member SD - Local Government (House) Title: Chair + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1210 Authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the repair of sidewalks within a municipality. SD - HB1079 Allow a person to perform plumbing work on the person's own property without a license and establish a fee. + − Cosponsored Bills (72) 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 - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1077 Revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. SD - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1116 Prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1120 Appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. SD - HB1121 Repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HB1182 Require a balanced and representative membership on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. SD - HB1188 Revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1242 Include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1243 Revise provisions regarding hate crimes. SD - HJR1005 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 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 - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1011 Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. 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 - 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 - SB8 Provide for a statewide resource information system. SD - SB47 Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB48 Authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB79 Increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB85 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB115 Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. SD - SCR2 To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 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 - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC20 Honoring and commending the 2018 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC21 Commending and honoring the Tea Area High School boys' golf team for their second State A Championship title under the leadership of head coach, Jason Sudenga. SD - SC22 Honoring and commending the Lennox Junior Legion baseball team for capturing the 2018 South Dakota State Junior Legion Baseball Title. SD - SC23 Honoring and commending Travis Ehrisman, high school science teacher, on being named Tea Area School District Teacher of the Year. SD - SC24 Honoring, commending, and thanking Lincoln County Officer Travis Johns on being named South Dakota Officer of the Year in 2018 by the South Dakota Association of School Resource Officers. SD - SC25 Honoring and commending Harrisburg student Andrea Brandner, winner of two grand championships at the 2018 South Dakota State 4-H Horse Show. SD - SC26 Honoring and commending David Preheim for being selected as the 2018 Southeast Area Assistant Principal of the Year by the Southeast Area Principals' Group. SD - SC27 Honoring Lennox High School freshman Xavier Larson for receiving a superior award at the state-wide oral interpretation competition. SD - SC28 Honoring and commending Blake Crosby on being awarded Lennox School District Teacher of the Year. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC31 Honoring and commending Jaelyn Morehead on being recognized as Tea Area's first National Merit Finalist.