+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 453 Pierre, SD 57501 + − Committees (2) SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member SD - Transportation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (7) SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 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 - HB1054 Revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. SD - HB1176 Provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. SD - HB1201 Revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. + − Cosponsored Bills (74) SD - HB1001 Revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 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 - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1049 Revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. SD - HB1052 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. SD - HB1072 Correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1073 Revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. SD - HB1077 Revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. 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. SD - HB1088 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1089 Revise provisions regarding electronic livestock auctions. SD - HB1091 Provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. SD - HB1112 Provide for certain persons to carry a concealed pistol or revolver without a permit. SD - HB1120 Appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. SD - HB1124 Require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HB1185 Revise provisions regarding farm wineries. SD - HB1187 Authorize the Bureau of Administration to conduct a study of the Flaming Fountain on Capitol Lake, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1223 Modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1251 License out-of-state multi-jurisdictional totalizator hubs and distribute source market fees to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. SD - HR1002 Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. 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 - HC1005 Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. 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 - 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 - HC1013 Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. SD - HC1014 Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. SD - HC1022 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Pierre for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckford Trophy, General Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. Award, and the U.S. Army Supply Excellence Awards for 2018. 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 - SB1 Add a legislator to the membership of the Extraordinary Cost Oversight Board, to establish the board in statute, and to repeal the administrative rules creating the board. SD - SB2 Adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. SD - SB3 Create the Special Education Interim Legislative Committee. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. SD - SB57 Revise certain provisions regarding the ability to obtain title to unclaimed motor vehicles with unpaid repair bills. SD - SB58 Authorize the Bureau of Administration to conduct a study of the Flaming Fountain on Capitol Lake, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB80 Make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding instruction and restricted driving permits. SD - SB94 Revise provisions regarding rule-making authority to establish certain fuel standards. SD - SB100 Reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. SD - SB117 Authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB128 Make an appropriation to the gaming commission fund, to provide for the transfer of funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB136 Provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB137 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding restoration to competency for criminal defendants. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. SD - SCR1 Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. 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 - SCR6 Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. SD - SC4 Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the Parker School District Board of Education on their selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2018. 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 - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 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.