+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 775-2741 Office Address: + − Committees (5) SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Agricultural Land Assessment Task Force Title: member SD - Government Operations & Audit Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1141 License persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. SD - HB1220 Direct the secretary of education to reinstate scholarship funding under the GEAR UP grant program. + − Cosponsored Bills (95) SD - HB1247 Require school districts and licensed child welfare agencies to implement a policy and provide training regarding sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. SD - SB4 Provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. SD - HB1090 Require certain statements and audits concerning insurance pooling arrangements to be filed with the Department of Legislative Audit. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - HB1211 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. SD - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HB1007 Make an appropriation to revise and update the data and methods used to determine the agricultural land production capacity and to declare an emergency. SD - HCR1001 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. SD - SB135 Allow overwidth farm equipment to be operated on primary highways after sunset under certain conditions. SD - SB105 Provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails and other necessary buildings. SD - SB149 Provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. SD - HB1244 Revise provisions related to the sex offender registry SD - SC16 Commending and honoring the 2015 Winner High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SCR2 Supporting efforts to ensure that students from South Dakota have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - HB1192 Prohibit certain inquiries during a public employment application process about an applicant's criminal history and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. SD - HB1069 Revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. SD - HB1202 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds SD - SC15 Honoring the 2016 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SB108 Require notice if certain immunizations contain more than trace amounts of mercury. SD - HB1221 Accommodate legislation relating to education funding. SD - SC17 Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HB1155 Prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state. SD - HB1222 Accommodate legislation relating to shared services in schools. SD - HB1230 Require lights on certain animal-drawn vehicles while operating on a highway. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HC1028 Honoring the Jorgensen Land and Cattle Partnership of Tripp County as the 2015 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 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 - SB3 Revise the income criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. SD - SB73 Clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. SD - SB75 Establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and declare an emergency. SD - SB106 Provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB143 Require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. SD - SB163 Require the disclosure of certain cumulative contracts with the state. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. SD - SCR1 To show support for family caregivers. SD - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 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 - HB1163 Revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. SD - HCR1003 Encouraging recognition of the current gender wage gap and calling for the enforcement of equal pay for equal work laws. SD - HB1201 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016, make an appropriation for teen court programs in South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1115 Revise the number of special nonresident waterfowl licenses that may be issued for certain open units. SD - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 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 - SB151 Lower the state sales and use tax on most food items, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to increase the amusement device tax, and to increase the per student allocation in the state aid formula. SD - SB150 Revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. SD - SB115 Permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding ballots used in municipal referendum elections. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 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 - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 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 - SB116 Remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. SD - SB94 Repeal the death penalty. SD - HB1154 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1242 Authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. SD - HCR1007 Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. SD - HCR1006 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. SD - SB107 Clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. SD - SB136 Permit certain cropland along lakes, rivers, and streams to be assessed as noncropland. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1133 Require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. SD - HB1196 Create a deadline for the preparation of statements for municipal referendum ballots. SD - HB1057 Revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. SD - SB158 Revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 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 - SB57 Redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. SD - SJR3 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising the procedure for filling a vacancy in either house of the Legislature. SD - SB63 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of school safety drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1070 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1093 Revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. SD - SB161 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - SB113 Revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. SD - HCR1016 Expressing and encouraging support for the continued use of country-of-origin labels on meat products sold to consumers. SD - HB1227 Establish the South Dakota Government Accountability Committee. SD - HB1193 Prohibit certain inquiries about criminal records during any initial employment application process and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. 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 - HB1054 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HB1078 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1117 Repeal certain provisions concerning the authorization for the use of other languages in public records or public meetings. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 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.