+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 210 W. Center St., #302 Madison, SD 57042 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1226 Make a special appropriation to continue funding the military funeral honors stipend. SD - HB1169 Allow a school district to operate an attendance center within another school district. SD - HC1025 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. + − Cosponsored Bills (70) SD - SB129 Establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. SD - SB82 Establish the Native American achievement schools grant program. SD - HB1200 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HC1031 Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. SD - HB1097 Exempt certain taxes and fees from the gross receipts tax on telecommunications services. SD - HC1021 Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - SB149 Provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. SD - SB122 Require that fees collected for military specialty license plates be distributed to county veterans' service officers. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - SB121 Authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - HB1107 Ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. SD - HCR1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. SD - HB1084 Define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. SD - HB1206 Authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. SD - HB1234 Require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. SD - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - HB1061 Provide a tuition benefit to certain teachers who enroll in courses under the management and control of the Board of Regents that are not subsidized by the general fund. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1187 Allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. SD - HB1191 Revise certain provisions regarding the critical teaching needs scholarship program. SD - HB1163 Revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. SD - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1113 Exempt from the excise tax on motor vehicles the transfer of motor vehicles to a nonprofit organization under certain conditions. SD - HB1225 Provide for the forfeiture and disposition of certain property utilized in acts of terrorism. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. SD - SB81 Create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. SD - SB76 Revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - HB1111 Require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. SD - HCR1011 Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the 2014-2015 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Graf, Milbank, School Superintendent; Chad Allison, Lennox, Middle School Principal; Merna Bye, Corsica, School Business Official; Brad Olinger, Flandreau, Elementary School Principal; Jim Aisenbrey, Baltic, Secondary School Principal; Mike Radke, Huron, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Dr. Sandra Henry, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Rhonda Zinter, Milbank, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HB1205 Authorize certain eligible school districts to receive an allocation for limited English proficiency. SD - SJR1 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - HB1135 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1186 Revise certain provisions relating to the practice of dentistry and to dental corporations. SD - HB1112 Establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. SD - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1070 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1093 Revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. SD - HB1224 Facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. SD - HB1116 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB113 Revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. SD - HB1231 Authorize motor carrier inspectors to carry firearms. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB69 Require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1199 Revise certain provisions regarding the minimum age to procure hunting and fishing licenses. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - SB92 Continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB97 Provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. SD - HB1091 Establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements.