+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 403 W. 11th St. Canton, SD 57013 + − Committees (7) SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member SD - Bonding Title: member SD - Executive Board Title: member SD - Retirement Laws Title: member SD - Substance Abuse Prevention Study Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (14) SD - HB1096 Provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. SD - HB1114 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for state highway maps. SD - HCR1001 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1128 Require the court to consider the preference of certain children when awarding child custody in divorce actions. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HB1241 Revise certain provisions regarding the petition signatures required for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - HC1003 Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. SD - HB1179 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of certain boats from the excise tax on large boats. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. + − Cosponsored Bills (66) SD - HB1124 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - SB1 Revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HC1031 Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. SD - HB1085 Provide for the forfeiture of any vehicle used by a person convicted of a third offense for driving under the influence. SD - HCR1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - SB103 Authorize the Board of Regents to transfer certain real property to South Dakota State University Growth Partnership, Ltd. for research park purposes. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - SB95 Allow certain candidates for elective office to pay filing fees in lieu of submitting nominating petitions, and to create the election filing fee fund. SD - HC1013 Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. SD - SB121 Authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - HB1107 Ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. SD - HB1109 Exempt from liability persons who voluntarily maintain certain no maintenance roads. SD - HCR1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. SD - SB109 Require counties to conduct random checkpoints for overweight vehicles as a condition of receiving funds from the bridge improvement grant fund. SD - HB1189 Provide for the inspection and review of a state-mandated academic achievement test taken by a student. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HB1217 Provide for the employment of chiropractors by corporations under certain conditions. SD - HB1234 Require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. SD - SB73 Clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption. SD - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. SD - SB119 Require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law. SD - HB1212 Revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1187 Allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. SD - SB5 Revise the procedure to initiate a school district boundary change. SD - HC1025 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - SB115 Permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - SC6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 - HB1149 Provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding the penalty for identity theft while using an unauthorized credit card. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - HB1111 Require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. SD - HB1204 Provide a sales and use tax exemption for certain nonprofit corporations created for the purpose of fire protection. SD - HCR1011 Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - SB111 Revise certain provisions regarding the application of the county wheel tax. SD - HB1180 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - SB110 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. SD - HB1210 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1001 Repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. SD - HB1112 Establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. SD - SB90 Ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. SD - HB1093 Revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. SD - HB1224 Facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. SD - HB1188 Exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HCR1015 Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. SD - SB69 Require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1158 Provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - SB97 Provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. SD - HB1091 Establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements.