+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 600 W. 7th St. Dell Rapids, SD 57022 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. SD - HB1161 Provide for and regulate consumer lines of credit and to provide a penalty for certain violations. + − Cosponsored Bills (69) SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1057 Revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. SD - HB1061 Provide a tuition benefit to certain teachers who enroll in courses under the management and control of the Board of Regents that are not subsidized by the general fund. 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 - HB1077 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1078 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1079 Permit the prescription and possession of an opioid antagonist in certain instances. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1100 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - HB1106 Revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. SD - HB1111 Require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. SD - HB1112 Establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HB1126 Exempt certain entities from provisions related to money lending licenses. SD - HB1135 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 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 - HB1187 Allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. SD - HB1188 Exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. SD - HB1198 Recognize dyslexia as a learning disability. SD - HB1200 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HB1212 Revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. SD - HB1214 Regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - HB1218 Require certain notice procedures for any revision of municipal ordinances. SD - HB1234 Require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1243 Prohibit the unauthorized sharing of certain private images on the internet. SD - HB1247 Require school districts and licensed child welfare agencies to implement a policy and provide training regarding sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. 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 - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - HCR1011 Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 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 - HCR1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 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 - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the 2014-2015 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Graf, Milbank, School Superintendent; Chad Allison, Lennox, Middle School Principal; Merna Bye, Corsica, School Business Official; Brad Olinger, Flandreau, Elementary School Principal; Jim Aisenbrey, Baltic, Secondary School Principal; Mike Radke, Huron, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Dr. Sandra Henry, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Rhonda Zinter, Milbank, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. 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 - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord 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 - SB57 Redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. SD - SB63 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of school safety drills in accredited schools. SD - SB70 Require certain private cemeteries to file an annual financial report. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 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 - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - SB117 Permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. SD - SB119 Require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law. SD - SB121 Authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. SD - SB122 Require that fees collected for military specialty license plates be distributed to county veterans' service officers. SD - SB123 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SJR1 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. SD - SC6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - SC13 Honoring the 2015 and 2016 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their many academic, athletic, and fine arts achievements.