+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 801 Tea, SD 57064 + − Committees (3) SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: Member SD - Judiciary (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1154 Require certain products contain digital blocking capability, establish a deactivation fee, establish the human trafficking and child exploitation prevention fund, and provide a penalty therefor. + − Cosponsored Bills (69) SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1041 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1063 Revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. SD - HB1079 Allow a person to perform plumbing work on the person's own property without a license and establish a fee. 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 - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1114 Revise provisions regarding state-owned motor vehicles. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding local referendums. SD - HB1116 Prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1118 Revise provisions regarding excise taxes on the purchase price of motor vehicles. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1126 Revise real estate licensure requirements for the sale of businesses. SD - HB1146 Revise provisions related to unclaimed property. SD - HB1171 Allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1193 Provide a criminal penalty for causing an abortion against a pregnant mother's will. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1242 Include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1252 Increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues and provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues. SD - HB1253 Provide funding for advertising that addresses the negative aspects of gambling. SD - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. SD - HR1003 Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. SD - HR1004 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HR1006 Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. SD - HJR1003 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 using the net receipts from unclaimed property. 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 - 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 - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 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 - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 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 - SB47 Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - SB56 Revise certain provision regarding the regulation of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB164 Establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 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 - 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 - SC31 Honoring and commending Jaelyn Morehead on being recognized as Tea Area's first National Merit Finalist.