+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 28639 458th Ave. Hurley, SD 57036 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Judiciary (House) Title: Member + − Cosponsored Bills (79) SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 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 - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1069 Provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. SD - HB1070 Revise the procedure for judgment by confession. 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 - HB1097 Repeal provisions regarding certain disclosures on campaign communications. SD - HB1098 Revise provisions regarding publication of official ballots in a legal newspaper. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1109 Exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1114 Revise provisions regarding state-owned motor vehicles. 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 - HB1138 Revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. SD - HB1140 Prohibit any high school interscholastic activities association from restricting or prohibiting broadcasting of high school activities. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. 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 - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - HB1163 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the obligation recovery center from imposing a cost recovery fee on any debts owed within the Board of Regents' system. 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 - HB1197 Prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1214 Prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 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 - HB1270 Protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 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 - HJR1005 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 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 - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - HCR1007 Expressing and encouraging support for voluntary country-of-origin labels. 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 - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - SB60 Require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB85 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB106 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB118 Establish certain provisions regarding advance care planning. SD - SB120 Modify the time period allowable for certain covenants not to compete. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB184 Revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. 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 - 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 - 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 - SCR9 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 state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - SC5 Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season. 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 - SC10 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. SD - SC11 Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. 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 - SC38 Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School.