+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1004 S. Dakota Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57105 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: Member SD - Local Government (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1243 Revise provisions regarding hate crimes. SD - HB1244 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. + − Cosponsored Bills (64) SD - HB1060 Make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. SD - HB1061 Provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. SD - HB1063 Revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1099 Provide for the designation of a caregiver to receive information regarding residents of treatment facilities. SD - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1147 Establish a tribal flag display on the capitol grounds. SD - HB1148 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1149 Provide an appropriation for the Native American achievement schools grant program. SD - HB1151 Permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. SD - HB1163 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. SD - HB1165 Establish the South Dakota prepaid college program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the obligation recovery center from imposing a cost recovery fee on any debts owed within the Board of Regents' system. SD - HB1175 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1214 Prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. SD - HB1215 Revise provisions regarding the posting of county and municipality ordinances. SD - HB1236 Revise certain provisions regarding health insurance coverage. SD - HB1237 Establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1238 Revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding temporary permits for the use of public water. SD - HB1240 Revise certain provisions regarding water permits. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HR1002 Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies. SD - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. SD - HCR1001 Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1004 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1003 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2019 as National Social Work Month. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HC1008 Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1017 Recognizing the individuals and organizations participating in memorial rides and runs this winter to honor and pay tribute to those brave relatives who lost their lives during the tumultuous times in the 1860s through the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. SD - HC1021 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Major General John J. Pesch Flight Safety Award, and William W. Spruance Safety Award for 2018. SD - HC1025 Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. SD - HC1026 Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB109 Prohibit certain state employees from acting as a lobbyist for a certain period following termination of employment. SD - SB114 Attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. SD - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB126 Revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB142 Require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in state custody. SD - SB144 Remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB148 Provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. SD - SB164 Establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SB184 Revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - SCR7 Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC11 Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. SD - SC32 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2019 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the third consecutive year, as well as his success in the sport of football.