+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: HC 76 Box 23 Parade, SD 57625 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. + − Cosponsored Bills (91) SD - HB1055 Revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - HB1066 Revise certain provisions regarding permits for the sale of certain trailers, motorcycles, and other vehicles. SD - HB1067 Revise certain provisions concerning sales receipts maintained by temporary vendors. SD - HB1068 Revise certain provisions concerning landowner liability for certain injuries suffered. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - HB1072 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1075 Repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HB1091 Modify certain provisions relating to concealed carry permits. SD - HB1094 Provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. SD - HB1095 Revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits. SD - HB1099 Require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - HB1119 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HB1125 Make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HB1127 Revise the procedure for a deployed military service member to renew a concealed carry permit SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. SD - HB1136 Revise certain election recount provisions. SD - HB1139 Revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. SD - HB1154 Allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1158 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. SD - HB1161 Repeal the requirement for certain township, municipal, and school district fiscal reports to be submitted to county auditors. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1180 Establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1181 Prohibit hydraulic fracturing. SD - HB1182 Provide certain provisions that require the Governor to consult the Legislature before mobilizing the National Guard or law enforcement in certain circumstances. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HCR1002 Urging an external audit of the Indian Health Service by an act of Congress. SD - HCR1005 Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HCR1009 Supporting the establishment of a truth and healing conciliation commission for the purpose of studying race relations among Native Americans and the State of South Dakota. SD - HCR1011 Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. SD - HCR1015 Instructing the Department of Transportation to ensure proper access for farm and grazing lands by identifying and reevaluating excessive highway setbacks. SD - HC1002 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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 - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1008 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1020 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. SD - HC1024 Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SB57 Authorize the operation of a nursing home facility in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB58 Revise certain provisions regarding the responsibility to remove snow from certain state highways. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - SB69 Revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SB75 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - SB78 Revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - SB89 Provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. SD - SB94 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB96 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB105 Reduce the excise tax imposed on the gross receipts from sale, resale, or lease of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment. SD - SB110 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. SD - SB111 Revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. SD - SB118 Allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. SD - SB120 Repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. SD - SB121 Make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. SD - SB125 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB135 Revise certain meat labeling requirements. SD - SB139 Provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. SD - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers SD - SB150 Establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. SD - SB155 Establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB156 Establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB158 Impose a tariff on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. SD - SB159 Provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB162 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB165 Establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. SD - SB174 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - SCR6 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. SD - SCR10 Recognizing South Dakota's need to protect and preserve the clean waters of the Missouri River and expressing opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. SD - SCR13 To require the payment into the federal oil spill liability trust fund for the Keystone One Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline and to recognize dilbit as oil. SD - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SC29 Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. SD - SC31 Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. SD - SC33 Congratulating and honoring Shantell Brewer, of Dupree High School, and Sierra Ward, of Belle Fourche High School, for being finalists in the 2017 Business Plan Competition.