+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 2405 E. 52nd St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Education (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (7) SD - HB1116 Revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1117 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. + − Cosponsored Bills (123) SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1294 Increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. SD - SJR9 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. SD - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. SD - HCR1007 Encouraging thoughtful taxation of alcohol products in the state and calling for alcohol to become budget neutral rather than a drain on the resources and the economy of South Dakota. SD - HB1151 Require persons transporting railroad employees to have certain insurance. SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SB114 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vehicles. SD - HB1236 Provide for the acquisition of certain motor vehicle titles by auction agencies in certain circumstances. SD - SB108 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. SD - HB1111 Revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - HB1149 Prohibit the sale of certain industrial and construction equipment at a price higher than is offered to other buyers. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1279 Increase the state's percentage of the video lottery net machine income, create a fund for the proceeds, and repeal video lottery. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. SD - HB1293 Increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. SD - SB118 Create a veterans cemetery fund and to declare an emergency. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB106 Establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. SD - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - SC52 Congratulating and honoring the Canton High School wrestling team and coaches for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2017-2018 season. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - HB1222 Prohibit the sale of fireworks to certain persons and to create a penalty therefor. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1227 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1201 Require certain information on a ballot regarding any initiated measure. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HC1001 Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. SD - HJR1007 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - SC39 Commending and honoring the 2017 Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Patriot Marching Band for its many accomplishments. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HB1197 Prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - SB80 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - SC26 Honoring and recognizing Larry Goette for his commitment and dedication to military veterans and for his service to his country. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - SCR15 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge or discharge under honorable conditions for their service regardless of current income status. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1127 Revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1274 Increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and to appropriate the revenues. SD - SB89 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. SD - SB137 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - HB1073 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HCR1003 Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB196 Remove the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - SB78 Revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - SB103 Prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1226 Revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. SD - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HB1152 Authorize certain representatives of railroad workers to investigate the railroad for safety purposes. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - SC25 Honoring and recognizing Myron Sonne for his outstanding commitment and service to Mitchell Technical Institute and to the young minds of South Dakota. SD - SB200 Prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. SD - HB1276 Provide a property tax exemption to parents of certain students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - SB111 Revise certain provisions regarding expenditures incurred during civil proceedings. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - HB1221 Expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - SC51 Honoring Ernest Stevens, Jr. for his generosity and efforts with the Great Plains Christmas Drive. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - HB1308 Revise the distribution of revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. SD - SB70 Define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1190 Revise the time period for which certain motor vehicle license plates are used. SD - HB1080 Revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HJR1008 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. SD - SC8 Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - SB109 Repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HB1300 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HCR1008 That tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. SD - HCR1009 Encouraging awareness of alcohol as a direct cause of seven types of cancer and encourages the Department of Health to research potential awareness campaigns related to alcohol and cancer. SD - SB124 Provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. SD - SB87 Revise certain provisions regarding the lawful possession of firearms in certain locations. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.