+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 143 Doland, SD 57436 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1124 Exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. + − Cosponsored Bills (65) SD - HB1055 Revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1074 Provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1075 Repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - HB1082 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 - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - HB1091 Modify certain provisions relating to concealed carry permits. SD - HB1092 Revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1126 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - HB1132 Limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. SD - HB1140 Establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. SD - HB1145 Define a no-go zone and create a procedure to manage no-go zones. SD - HB1153 Revise the signature requirements for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - HB1154 Allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HB1178 Require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. SD - HB1189 Prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1194 Require certain documentation for the reason of denial of a concealed pistol permit. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 3, 2017. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HCR1010 Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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 - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB102 Require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. SD - SB123 Revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued. SD - SB124 Repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - SB137 Establish certain provisions regarding joint employer liability protection. SD - SB139 Provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions regarding certain notices to be provided by guardians of protected persons. SD - SB169 Impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SB170 Revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - SCR2 Supporting the electoral college system. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SCR12 Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. SD - SCR15 Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SC19 Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SC25 Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament.