+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 512 N. Euclid Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (4) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (4) 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 - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. + − Cosponsored Bills (94) SD - HB1001 Revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1061 Provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the repair of sidewalks within a municipality. 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 - HB1088 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1090 Repeal certain provisions regarding the exercise of certain powers over certain property. 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 - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1143 Revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. SD - HB1148 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1161 Revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of temporary permits for the use of public water. 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 - HB1175 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1199 Revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. SD - HB1201 Revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - HB1213 Require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. SD - HB1230 Add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. 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 - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding temporary permits for the use of public water. 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 - HB1253 Provide funding for advertising that addresses the negative aspects of gambling. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HB1269 Temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - HR1006 Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies. 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 - 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 - HC1014 Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 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 - HC1022 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Pierre for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckford Trophy, General Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. Award, and the U.S. Army Supply Excellence Awards for 2018. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery of Watertown on being awarded the Certificate of Victory for the National Guard Association of the United States. 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 - SB1 Add a legislator to the membership of the Extraordinary Cost Oversight Board, to establish the board in statute, and to repeal the administrative rules creating the board. SD - SB2 Adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. SD - SB3 Create the Special Education Interim Legislative Committee. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 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 - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB99 Establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. SD - SB103 Provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. 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 - SB125 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. SD - SB129 Exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. SD - SB144 Remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. 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 - SB160 Provide for calculations of sales tax revenues from sellers located outside of the state. 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 - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. 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 - SCR1 Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. 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 - 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 - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SC16 Honoring the life of John Knebel. 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 - SC38 Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School.