+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 27507 John Qualm Rd. Platte, SD 57369 + − Committees (4) SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member SD - Select Committee on Joint Rules Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1265 Enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 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 - HB1286 Authorize certain political parties to be classified under alternative political status, to revise certain provisions regarding nominating petitions, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1211 Require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. SD - HC1005 Honoring the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems, Inc. on being named 2017 State Association of the Year. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (91) SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1081 Repeal the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. 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 - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. SD - HB1156 Require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. 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 - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. SD - HB1184 Provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. SD - HB1197 Prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. SD - HB1198 Prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1203 Authorize the secretary of state to enforce the laws that have been enacted to be under the supervision of the Office of the Secretary of State. SD - HB1209 Require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits. SD - HB1219 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting. SD - HB1233 Require maintenance and repair funding for new nonrevenue generating buildings or facilities at institutions of higher education. SD - HB1257 Designate certain highways by townships and counties as no maintenance highways. SD - HB1259 Revise certain provisions regarding political party conventions. SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 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 - HB1284 Provide for certain highway safety requirements and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - HB1297 Revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations. SD - HB1304 Revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. SD - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. SD - HB1312 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring the 2017 Gregory High School Football team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - HC1013 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1025 Commending and honoring Robert and JoDee Ingalls for their outstanding commitment to adoption and to family values. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB74 Create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. 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 - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - SB144 Revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SB191 Provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - SB210 Transfer certain funds from the ethanol fuel fund to the ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. SD - SJR3 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 and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. SD - SJR4 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 with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. SD - SCR8 Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness areas in South Dakota without approval of the Legislature. 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 - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SC5 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. SD - SC23 Congratulating and honoring Jeff and Janine Nielsen on being awarded the 2018 South Dakota Retailer of the Year Award by the South Dakota Retailers Association. SD - SC24 Honoring and congratulating the Matt and Paula Loewe family as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year as awarded by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. 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 - SC36 Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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.