+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 2405 E. 52nd St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103 + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: Member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: Chair SD - Transportation (House) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (House) Title: Chair + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1045 Revise the definition of campus security officers for purposes of the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. + − Cosponsored Bills (74) SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1223 Modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HC1021 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Major General John J. Pesch Flight Safety Award, and William W. Spruance Safety Award for 2018. SD - HB1068 Authorize the Transportation Commission to promulgate rules to allow certain motor vehicles to follow another motor vehicle on a state highway more closely than otherwise permitted by law. SD - SJR5 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 - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HB1043 Require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - HB1230 Add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC36 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. SD - SC38 Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School. SD - SC39 Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC40 Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC41 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC42 Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC43 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - SC44 Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC45 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC48 Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base SD - SC46 Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. 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 - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB94 Revise provisions regarding rule-making authority to establish certain fuel standards. SD - SB106 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB141 Provide for the administration of certain assessments in a paper format. SD - SB142 Require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in state custody. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - HB1267 Prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. SD - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. SD - HB1110 Establish a penalty for certain persons who fail to file a birth certificate or who fail to provide the notice required for the filing of a death certificate. 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 - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 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 - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1011 Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1017 Recognizing the individuals and organizations participating in memorial rides and runs this winter to honor and pay tribute to those brave relatives who lost their lives during the tumultuous times in the 1860s through the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. SD - HC1018 Commending the South Dakota Retirement System Board of Trustees for its sound fiscal management and the national recognition of its innovative retirement plan design. SD - HC1019 Honoring and commending Robert A. Wylie for his dedicated service to the South Dakota Retirement System and the development of sound public pension policies in South Dakota and across the country. 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 - HB1088 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1053 Revise the value of gifts permitted for certain insurance advertising or promotional programs. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 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 - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SC47 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - HB1213 Require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. SD - SB48 Authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1272 Provide for remote notarization. SD - HJR1005 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 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 - HC1005 Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.