+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 801 Tea, SD 57064 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1179 Provide for permanent daylight savings time. SD - HB1228 Provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. + − Cosponsored Bills (101) 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 - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1122 Require legislative approval for tuition and fee increases at institutions of higher education. SD - HB1124 Allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - HB1145 Provide for subpoena power for certain legislative committees. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HB1190 Revise the time period for which certain motor vehicle license plates are used. SD - HB1191 Provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. SD - HB1197 Prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. SD - HB1198 Prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1220 Revise the penalty for certain offenses regarding the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - HB1249 Authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. SD - HB1255 Revise the authority of the interim Rules Review Committee to revert a rule to any step in the rules adoption process. SD - HB1256 Revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. SD - HB1260 Provide certain provisions regarding cooperation with federal agencies by localities in the state. SD - HB1265 Enhance the foster care system in South Dakota SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1272 Revise certain provisions regarding a certificate of excuse for school attendance. SD - HB1279 Increase the state's percentage of the video lottery net machine income, create a fund for the proceeds, and repeal video lottery. SD - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. SD - HB1303 Prohibit certain incentives and punishments in association with school surveys, and to impose a penalty therefor. SD - HB1305 Authorize independents to vote at a primary election under certain conditions. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 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 - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. 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 - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. SD - SB78 Revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. SD - SB80 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. SD - SB85 Require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SB89 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. 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 - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB103 Prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. SD - SB106 Establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. SD - SB107 Repeal the licensing requirements for barbers. SD - SB108 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. SD - SB109 Repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. SD - SB110 Establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. SD - SB144 Revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. SD - SB150 Provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB191 Provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. SD - SB200 Prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. SD - SB201 Prohibit certain persons and organizations from entering the campus of any public institution of higher education or postsecondary technical institute. SD - SB208 Require voter registration information to be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - SJR3 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 and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. SD - SJR4 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 with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - SCR2 Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. SD - SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. 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 - SCR13 Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror. SD - SC5 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. SD - SC23 Congratulating and honoring Jeff and Janine Nielsen on being awarded the 2018 South Dakota Retailer of the Year Award by the South Dakota Retailers Association. SD - SC24 Honoring and congratulating the Matt and Paula Loewe family as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year as awarded by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SC36 Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - SC50 Honoring, commending, and thanking Sheriff Dennis Johnson, upon his retirement, for forty-one years of steadfast service in law enforcement.