+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 512 N. Euclid Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (5) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HC8032 Honoring Dennis Jerome Spotted Tail, Sr., for his admirable service to the United States Army and 82nd Airborne Division. SD - HJR5002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative reapportionment. SD - HB1295 Revise provisions regarding contagious disease control and enforcement and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1298 Provide for the postponement of certain elections and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1280 Accommodate legislation regarding conservation districts. + − Cosponsored Bills (122) SD - HB1001 Repeal certain provisions regarding the organization of the Legislature. SD - HB1002 Revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. SD - HB1003 Repeal certain provisions regarding legislative employees. SD - HB1004 Provide for the defense of laws by the Legislature. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1081 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1100 Make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1102 Make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1103 Authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. SD - HB1105 Revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. SD - HB1106 Authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1111 Revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. SD - HB1116 Revise provisions regarding the use of perpetual care trust funds to maintain cemeteries. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - HB1126 Provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1132 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1134 Permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. SD - HB1141 Require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. SD - HB1142 Include post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury for purposes of workers' compensation. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1176 Authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. SD - HB1178 Revise the seller's property condition disclosure statement. SD - HB1183 Increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. SD - HB1194 Authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1207 Extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. SD - HB1212 Add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1217 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1223 Provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. SD - HB1228 Include children with a hearing loss in the reporting criteria required for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. SD - HB1230 Provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. SD - HB1237 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1240 Provide for the inspection of certain swimming pools and beaches. SD - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. SD - HB1246 Revise the attorney's fees allowed in a retaliation action against a lessor. SD - HB1254 Require a habitat stamp for certain hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and jet skiing activities. SD - HB1267 Designate Orion as the official constellation of South Dakota. SD - HB1274 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1275 Revise provisions regarding a judgment not collected from an underinsured motorist. SD - HB1278 Create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. SD - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. SD - HB1296 Revise the authority of the Governor in times of a disaster, act of terrorism, or emergency and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1297 Grant the secretary of health certain authority during a public health emergency and to declare an emergency. SD - HCR6004 To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. SD - HCR6007 Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. SD - HCR6009 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 participation. SD - HCR6010 Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. SD - HCR6011 Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HCR6021 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HC8001 To honor and commend Chief Justice David Gilbertson for his dedicated services to his community and state. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC8006 Honoring South Dakota Chief Deputy Attorney General Charles McGuigan for receiving the 2019 Senior Staff of the Year Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington D.C. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. SD - HC8013 To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB3 Revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. SD - SB50 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB68 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB70 Authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB82 Provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - SB96 Prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. SD - SB97 Title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. SD - SB101 Prohibit internet service providers from selling certain customer data without consent. SD - SB102 Provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. SD - SB114 Require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. SD - SB115 Revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SB117 Require the Department of Education to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB126 Provide civil remedies for certain construction permits issued by the Public Utilities Commission. SD - SB128 Revise entities who may contribute to a political committee. SD - SB138 Amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. SD - SB141 Designate the Bobolink as the official songbird of South Dakota. SD - SB146 Revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB160 Authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - SB167 Revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. SD - SB171 Establish term limits for members of the Commission on Uniform Legislation. SD - SB176 Provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. SD - SB187 Revise certain provisions regarding reemployment assistance benefits in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 and to declare an emergency. SD - SB188 Account for educational opportunities provided to students during a state of emergency and to declare an emergency. SD - SB189 Provide exemptions from certain requirements for the 2019-2020 school year and to declare an emergency. SD - SB190 Revise certain driver licensing requirements to allow for an extension during a statewide emergency or disaster and to declare an emergency. SD - SB191 Provide emergency authority to counties, community improvement districts, and municipalities in the event of a public health crisis and to declare an emergency. SD - SB192 Create the small business economic disaster relief subfund, to provide for the transfer of certain funds into the subfund, to authorize the Economic Development Finance Authority to make a grant to the subfund, to provide for the continuous appropriation of the subfund, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB193 Revise Senate Bill 38, An Act to revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2020, as previously enacted by the Ninety-fifth Session of the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SR701 In support of rescinding the Medals of Honor given to United States soldiers for the involvement and participation of the soldiers in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. SD - SJR501 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. SD - SJR503 Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. SD - SCR603 Recognizing the importance of gun safety. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC802 Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. SD - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. SD - SC829 Making John McBeth an honorary South Dakotan.