+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 27808 484th Ave. Canton, SD 57013 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1173 Permit the possession of firearms by certain employees. SD - HB1194 Revise provisions regarding reports of crime statistics. SD - HB1174 Revise provisions regarding civil forfeitures. SD - HB1195 Revise provisions regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1172 Provide for cooperation with federal officials in matters of immigration. + − Cosponsored Bills (105) SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1099 Provide for the designation of a caregiver to receive information regarding residents of treatment facilities. SD - SCR4 Commending and thanking the men and women of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging Congress and the President to fund construction of steel barriers and border control impediments along with the strengthening of current border control infrastructure, and urging Congress and the President to ensure compliance with and enforcement of federal immigration laws. SD - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. SD - HB1043 Require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. SD - HB1054 Revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. SD - SCR2 To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1199 Revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. SD - HB1224 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - HR1004 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 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 - HR1005 Rebuking Congressman Dusty Johnson for voting against President Trump's emergency measures to secure the Southern border, and urging Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds to support President Trump's constitutional efforts as our military Commander in Chief to do so. 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 - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. 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 - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC36 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. SD - SC38 Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School. SD - SC39 Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC40 Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC41 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC42 Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC43 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - SC44 Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC45 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC48 Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base SD - SC46 Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1235 Establish requirements regarding parental consent for the collection of certain information by schools. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB79 Increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. 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 - SB123 Provide for the adoption of privacy protection policies. SD - SB151 Revise the course requirements for the opportunity scholarship. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HR1006 Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 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 - 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 - HCR1007 Expressing and encouraging support for voluntary country-of-origin labels. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 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 - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 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 - 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 - SB9 Provide for the Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. SD - HB1097 Repeal provisions regarding certain disclosures on campaign communications. SD - HB1098 Revise provisions regarding publication of official ballots in a legal newspaper. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1058 Require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1072 Correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 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 - HB1083 Revise certain programs to support education in South Dakota. SD - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefit managers. SD - HB1086 Revise certain programs to expand economic development in South Dakota. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1042 Exempt law enforcement from the requirements to be licensed as commercial drivers. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1114 Revise provisions regarding state-owned motor vehicles. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding local referendums. SD - HB1116 Prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1085 Revise certain programs to advance health care in South Dakota. SD - SC47 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. 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 - 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 - SB122 Restrict the enactment of policies governing the possession of firearms at public institutions of higher education. SD - SB47 Repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1242 Include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. SD - SB48 Authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB115 Authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. SD - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SB118 Establish certain provisions regarding advance care planning. 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 - SB69 Provide for the meeting times of sessions and committees of the Legislature. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 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 - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. SD - HB1041 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. SD - SB8 Provide for a statewide resource information system.