+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 2405 E. 52nd St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Education (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (85) SD - SB129 Establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. SD - HB1124 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. SD - HB1194 Revise the authority of state's attorneys to take action regarding certain local open government violations. SD - HB1226 Make a special appropriation to continue funding the military funeral honors stipend. 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 - HB1073 Require persons operating bicycles under certain conditions to stop and allow faster vehicles to pass. SD - HC1021 Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team. SD - SB117 Permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. 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 - SB60 Set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. SD - HB1065 Designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. SD - SB149 Provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. SD - HB1066 Revise certain provisions regarding the public notice for a meeting of a public body. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. SD - SB122 Require that fees collected for military specialty license plates be distributed to county veterans' service officers. SD - HB1082 Codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. SD - HB1105 Give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. SD - HCR1009 Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. SD - HB1008 Restrict access to certain restrooms and locker rooms in public schools. 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. SD - HB1202 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds 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 - HB1169 Allow a school district to operate an attendance center within another school district. SD - HB1084 Define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. SD - SB98 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production. SD - HB1141 License persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HC1005 Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served. 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 - 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 - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. 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 - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1187 Allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 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 - 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 - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding ballots used in municipal referendum elections. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 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 - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. SD - HB1149 Provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 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 - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. SD - SB71 Revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - HB1111 Require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. SD - HB1218 Require certain notice procedures for any revision of municipal ordinances. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - SB83 Protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - HB1196 Create a deadline for the preparation of statements for municipal referendum ballots. SD - HB1239 Provide for the election of the county directors of equalization. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HB1180 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SB156 Establish certain requirements and protections regarding transportation network companies. SD - HB1186 Revise certain provisions relating to the practice of dentistry and to dental corporations. 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 - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1224 Facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. SD - HB1072 Revise the process by which the administrator to the retirement system may receive an additional salary adjustment. SD - HB1074 Repeal the rule that allows anonymous complaints to be filed against real estate appraisers. SD - SB113 Revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 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 - HB1064 Apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. SD - HB1158 Provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - SB97 Provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. SD - HB1091 Establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements.