+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 520 NE 15th St. Madison, SD 57042 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Vice-Chair + − Cosponsored Bills (59) SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1072 Correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1111 Provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. SD - HB1116 Prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1126 Revise real estate licensure requirements for the sale of businesses. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1146 Revise provisions related to unclaimed property. SD - HB1154 Require certain products contain digital blocking capability, establish a deactivation fee, establish the human trafficking and child exploitation prevention fund, and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1171 Allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1176 Provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1252 Increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues and provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues. SD - HB1253 Provide funding for advertising that addresses the negative aspects of gambling. SD - HR1003 Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. SD - HR1004 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; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HR1006 Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. 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 - 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 - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 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 - HC1008 Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. SD - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1010 Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance and victory in the 2018 State Class B Cross Country Championship. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1013 Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. 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 - 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 - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB6 Revise certain provisions regarding sonogram and heart auscultation prior to an abortion. SD - SB48 Authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - SB61 Provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB65 Provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB164 Establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 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 - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country.