+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 810 W. 6th St. Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1076 Create a State Government Accountability Board. SD - HB1002 Require the Department of Health and Department of Social Services to make an annual report to the Legislature regarding the condition of long-term health care in South Dakota. SD - HB1004 Establish a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel. + − Cosponsored Bills (46) SD - HB1183 Provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1180 Establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - HB1119 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 - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SCR6 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - HB1181 Prohibit hydraulic fracturing. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 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 - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution. SD - HB1182 Provide certain provisions that require the Governor to consult the Legislature before mobilizing the National Guard or law enforcement in certain circumstances. 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 - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - SB155 Establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - HB1125 Make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB6 Revise the review process to determine the need for additional nursing facilities or nursing facility beds and to require a report to the Legislature. SD - HCR1011 Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 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 - 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 - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SCR5 Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 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 - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SC31 Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. SD - SB118 Allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. SD - HB1099 Require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. SD - SB96 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB156 Establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.