+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: + − Committees (6) SD - Appropriations (House) Title: chair SD - Appropriations Title: vice chair SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: member SD - Government Operations & Audit Title: member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: vice chair SD - Committee on Appropriations (House) Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1223 Accommodate legislation relating to livestock control. SD - HCR1007 Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. + − Cosponsored Bills (51) SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1067 Promote quality, competition, and freedom of choice in the health insurance market place. SD - HB1070 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1090 Require certain statements and audits concerning insurance pooling arrangements to be filed with the Department of Legislative Audit. 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. SD - HB1093 Revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. SD - HB1113 Exempt from the excise tax on motor vehicles the transfer of motor vehicles to a nonprofit organization under certain conditions. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 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 - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HB1170 Make an appropriation to reimburse certain eligible health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1204 Provide a sales and use tax exemption for certain nonprofit corporations created for the purpose of fire protection. SD - HB1211 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. SD - HB1214 Regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - HB1224 Facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. SD - HB1235 Make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to fund the obstetrics and gynecology residency program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1246 Require a study of certain real estate transactions and relationships. 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 - 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 - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 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 - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. 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 - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HC1014 Honoring the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations on the occasion of its ninetieth anniversary. 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 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 - 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 - SB71 Revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 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 - SB79 Expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. SD - SB80 Limit certain liability for hosts of fishing tournaments. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - SB86 Amend the 2017 General Appropriations Act to revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government. SD - SB87 Revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB88 Revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government. SD - SB92 Continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB102 Allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. SD - SB106 Provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - SB115 Permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. SD - SB120 Make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who have complied with the requirements of the recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB155 Improve public safety. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SC14 Congratulating Hunter Heinrich of Boy Scout Troop 357 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.