+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Local Government (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1292 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1184 Provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding energy conversion and transmission facility permits. 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (75) 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 - 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 - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1262 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1135 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - HB1229 Provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding the tax exemption of certain school owned property. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. 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 - SB158 Require certain transfers of funds from the state highway fund to the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB127 Revise certain requirements for a proposed wind energy facility applicant. SD - HB1160 Transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. SD - SCR11 Expressing support for access to patient-centered and family focused advance care planning. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 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 - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 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 - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 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 - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - HB1165 Repeal certain provisions providing for a pilot charter school for Native American students if the state had received a federal grant. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. SD - HC1014 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team for winning the 2017 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - HB1197 Prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. SD - HB1230 Provide for the primary enforcement of the law prohibiting certain electronic communications while operating a motor vehicle and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1198 Prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 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 - 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 - SC26 Honoring and recognizing Larry Goette for his commitment and dedication to military veterans and for his service to his country. SD - HCR1001 Calling for statewide recognition of the migration of many young people from our state and urging state and local officials to take steps to counter that action and attract new residents to our state. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. SD - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HCR1003 Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - SC38 Congratulating and commending the Deuel Cardinals on their Class A High School Gymnastics Championship and their successful 2018 season. 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 - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 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 - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HB1106 Authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1134 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. 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 - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.