+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1244 N. Maple Watertown, SD 57201 + − Committees (4) SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: Member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: Chair SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. SD - HB1248 Revise certain provisions regarding filing and recording secured transaction records with the Office of the Secretary of State. + − Cosponsored Bills (54) SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 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 - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - SJR9 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 authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. SD - HJR1010 Proposing and submitting to voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising legislative terms of office. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 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 - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 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 - 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 - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. SD - HB1274 Increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and to appropriate the revenues. SD - SC47 Congratulating and honoring Laurie Macziewski on her retirement from thirty-seven years of teaching at Madison Elementary School. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation to the University of South Dakota law school. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1270 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. 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 - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1304 Revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. 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 - 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 - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure.