+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 997-3799 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Vice-Chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (7) SD - HB1250 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. SD - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. SD - HB1249 Authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the 2017 State B Boys Track and Field champions, the Chester Area Flyers, for the team's outstanding athletic performance in the 2017 State B Boys Track Meet. SD - HB1205 Require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage to persons with a serious medical condition for certain dental care services. SD - HC1026 Honoring Sylvan Vigness, a veteran of the United States Navy, who received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Second World War for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the people of the State of South Dakota and the United States. 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (94) 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 - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. 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 - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. SD - HB1111 Revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1134 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls. 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 - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HB1184 Provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 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 - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1244 Revise certain provisions regarding the renewal of driver licenses by a member of the armed forces and their families. SD - HB1255 Revise the authority of the interim Rules Review Committee to revert a rule to any step in the rules adoption process. SD - HB1265 Enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 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 - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1274 Increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and to appropriate the revenues. 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 - HB1287 Revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. SD - HB1291 Revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. SD - HB1294 Increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. SD - HB1304 Revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. SD - HB1308 Revise the distribution of revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HCR1008 That tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. 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 - 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 - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. 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 - SB75 Establish certain provisions regarding the dispensing of biological products. SD - SB79 Authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. 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 - SB105 Authorize a health care practitioner to administer a toxicology test to an infant under certain circumstances. SD - SB110 Establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. SD - SB119 Provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. SD - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB124 Provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB150 Provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. SD - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SB179 Provide certain provisions regarding aerial applicators. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - SB207 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of massage therapy. 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 - SJR5 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. SD - SCR7 Supporting the State of Israel. 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 - SC2 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Madison High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring the Colman-Egan Hawks Football Team for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2017 Class 9B State Football Championship. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC45 Commending and honoring Greysen Hertting of the University of South Dakota, for being named the Summit League Diver of the Year for the fourth consecutive season. 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 - SC47 Congratulating and honoring Laurie Macziewski on her retirement from thirty-seven years of teaching at Madison Elementary School. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018.