+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 921 8th Ave. NE Watertown, SD 57201 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Member SD - Local Government (House) Title: Vice-Chair + − Cosponsored Bills (48) SD - HB1039 Provide for the use of the Obligation Recovery Center by certain postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1042 Exempt law enforcement from the requirements to be licensed as commercial drivers. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1050 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1076 Revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. 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 - HB1118 Revise provisions regarding excise taxes on the purchase price of motor vehicles. 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 - HB1156 Designate the accordion as the official state musical instrument. SD - HB1171 Allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 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 - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 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 - HC1013 Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. 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 - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery of Watertown on being awarded the Certificate of Victory for the National Guard Association of the United States. 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 - SB54 Regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - SB62 Provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 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 - SB81 Revise provisions regarding minimum demand of electric service. SD - SB82 Revise provisions regarding election of officers for rural electric cooperatives SD - SB83 Revise provisions regarding meetings and records of rural electric cooperatives. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB92 Revise certain provisions regarding the signature requirements for municipal elections. SD - SB118 Establish certain provisions regarding advance care planning. 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 - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB171 Designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 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 - 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.