+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 143 Doland, SD 57436 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1109 Exempt from liability persons who voluntarily maintain certain no maintenance roads. + − Cosponsored Bills (61) SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 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 - HB1066 Revise certain provisions regarding the public notice for a meeting of a public body. SD - HB1072 Revise the process by which the administrator to the retirement system may receive an additional salary adjustment. SD - HB1076 Provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. SD - HB1107 Ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. SD - HB1116 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - HB1130 Dedicate revenue from video lottery for the purpose of supplementing teachers' salaries, to establish a teacher salary enhancement fund, to transfer certain moneys to that fund, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1154 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. SD - HB1158 Provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. SD - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. 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 - HB1165 Repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. SD - HB1168 Allow students to participate in sexuality education with parental permission. SD - HB1187 Allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. 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 - HB1225 Provide for the forfeiture and disposition of certain property utilized in acts of terrorism. SD - HB1231 Authorize motor carrier inspectors to carry firearms. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. 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 - HCR1004 Expressing support for the property rights of ranch and range allotment owners. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB56 Require legislative approval of all land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. SD - SB61 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. SD - SB62 Require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB75 Establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and 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 - SB129 Establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. SD - SB130 Require the processing of sexual assault exam kits. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SB166 Make an appropriation to the aeronautics commission and to declare an emergency. 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 - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig.