+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 720 N. Dakota St. Salem, SD 57058 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1143 Revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. SD - HB1266 Provide opportunities for the private sector commercialization of interstate rest areas and welcome centers. SD - HB1223 Modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. + − Cosponsored Bills (86) SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1049 Revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. SD - HB1050 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1052 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. 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 - HB1068 Authorize the Transportation Commission to promulgate rules to allow certain motor vehicles to follow another motor vehicle on a state highway more closely than otherwise permitted by law. SD - HB1071 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. 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 - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. SD - HB1089 Revise provisions regarding electronic livestock auctions. SD - HB1091 Provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - HB1109 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1121 Repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefit managers. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HB1146 Revise provisions related to unclaimed property. SD - HB1155 Provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1175 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HB1184 Authorize the operation of business development banks. SD - HB1186 Repeal the termination of the juvenile detention cost-sharing fund. SD - HB1188 Revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1201 Revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - HB1227 Provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 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 - HR1003 Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. SD - HJR1005 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 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 - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. 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 - HC1005 Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. SD - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1011 Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB51 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. SD - SB60 Require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding out-of-state businesses that provide disaster or emergency related work. SD - SB106 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB110 Revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. SD - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB125 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. SD - SB129 Exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. SD - SB136 Provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB137 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. 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 - SB149 Increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize a brand registration application fee. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. SD - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - SCR6 Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the Parker School District Board of Education on their selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2018. SD - SC10 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. SD - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient.