+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 143 Doland, SD 57436 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: Chair SD - Local Government (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HB1197 Prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. 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 - HB1231 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. + − Cosponsored Bills (68) SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1109 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1122 Revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. SD - HB1139 Repeal provisions regarding maximum taxes levied by a school district for capital outlay. SD - HB1069 Provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HB1214 Prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. 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 - 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 - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - SC11 Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. 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 - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 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 - HJR1002 Rescinding an adopted joint resolution regarding a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HCR1002 Requesting that local school boards establish a code of ethics and professional responsibility for educators in public elementary and secondary schools. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB60 Require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB65 Provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB85 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1010 Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance and victory in the 2018 State Class B Cross Country Championship. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1013 Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. 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 - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1071 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 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 - HB1140 Prohibit any high school interscholastic activities association from restricting or prohibiting broadcasting of high school activities. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1108 Prohibit certain gender dysphoria instruction in public schools. SD - HB1120 Appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1079 Allow a person to perform plumbing work on the person's own property without a license and establish a fee. SD - SB56 Revise certain provision regarding the regulation of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - HB1159 Repeal a provision that prohibits hunting mourning doves on public roads and highways. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB169 Allow a property tax extension for certain federal workers and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1242 Include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. SD - SB120 Modify the time period allowable for certain covenants not to compete. 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 - SB51 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. 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 - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding the transportation of students participating in open enrollment.