+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 289 Rainbow Ridge Ct. Hill City, SD 57745 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - HB1137 Revise the distribution of registration fees from noncommercial gross weight vehicles. SD - HB1073 Require persons operating bicycles under certain conditions to stop and allow faster vehicles to pass. SD - HB1065 Designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. SD - HC1005 Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served. SD - HB1184 Create a transportation oversight committee. SD - HB1074 Repeal the rule that allows anonymous complaints to be filed against real estate appraisers. SD - HB1064 Apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. SD - HB1054 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. + − Cosponsored Bills (92) 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 - HB1194 Revise the authority of state's attorneys to take action regarding certain local open government violations. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - HB1211 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. SD - SB117 Permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. SD - HCR1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - SB60 Set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. SD - HB1096 Provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. SD - HB1114 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for state highway maps. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. SD - SB56 Require legislative approval of all land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - HC1013 Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. SD - SB121 Authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. SD - HB1178 Authorize township boards to prohibit the operation of certain off-road vehicles along township highways. SD - SB78 Deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. SD - HCR1009 Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. SD - HB1008 Restrict access to certain restrooms and locker rooms in public schools. 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 - SB109 Require counties to conduct random checkpoints for overweight vehicles as a condition of receiving funds from the bridge improvement grant fund. SD - HB1206 Authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. SD - HB1150 Revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. 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 - SB66 Permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. SD - SB73 Clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. SD - SCR1 To show support for family caregivers. SD - SB62 Require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. SD - HB1126 Exempt certain entities from provisions related to money lending licenses. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1212 Revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. 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 - HB1012 Provide for an additional position in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to coordinate economic development with the tribes and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - HB1095 Revise certain allowable time periods regarding the transfer of vehicle ownership. SD - HB1115 Revise the number of special nonresident waterfowl licenses that may be issued for certain open units. SD - SC5 Commending and honoring Tanya Olson, a member of the Custer School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member for 2015. 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. SD - HB1083 Change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1094 Increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. SD - SB115 Permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding ballots used in municipal referendum elections. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HB1088 Revise and consolidate certain civil forfeiture provisions. SD - HB1149 Provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - SB81 Create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. SD - HB1142 Prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an employee or invitee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - SB77 Repeal the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon in the state capitol. 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 - HB1196 Create a deadline for the preparation of statements for municipal referendum ballots. SD - HB1239 Provide for the election of the county directors of equalization. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HCR1012 Requesting the South Dakota congressional delegation to introduce legislation to compensate private landowners for fire damage caused by the United States Forest Service. SD - HB1180 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - SB110 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. 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 - HB1076 Provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. SD - SB160 Provide for per diem for constituent service, leadership service, and service on certain standing committees and to declare an emergency. SD - SB118 Exempt certain purchases from certain bidding requirements. 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 - HB1129 Allow a concealed pistol in the capitol and any county courthouse with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. SD - SB61 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. SD - HB1116 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - HB1130 Dedicate revenue from video lottery for the purpose of supplementing teachers' salaries, to establish a teacher salary enhancement fund, to transfer certain moneys to that fund, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HCR1015 Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. SD - HB1127 Revise certain provisions concerning road districts. SD - HB1158 Provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. 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 - 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.