+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HB1186 Revise certain provisions concerning the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by carrier licensees. SD - HB1188 Accommodate legislation to promote agricultural development. + − Cosponsored Bills (46) SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1074 Provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. SD - HB1086 Provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1124 Exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. SD - HB1141 Provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. SD - HB1159 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of commercial breeding operations. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions to maintain funding for the building South Dakota fund. SD - HB1173 Revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HCR1003 Encouraging school districts to provide for an annual academic scholarship signing day in schools. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - HC1003 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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 - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1006 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HC1008 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1009 Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HC1020 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SC20 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SC25 Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament.