+ − 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 Bills (2) SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding the tax exemption of certain school owned property. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. + − Cosponsored Bills (138) SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1083 Revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. SD - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1107 Revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SD - HB1109 Provide for parole eligibility for certain inmates. SD - HB1116 Revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1117 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HB1119 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. SD - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1139 Revise the applicability of adverse possession to certain partition fences. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1153 Create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. SD - HB1181 Repeal the tax exempt status of certain farm mutual insurers and fraternal benefit societies. SD - HB1182 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - HB1190 Revise the time period for which certain motor vehicle license plates are used. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1218 Establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. SD - HB1221 Expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation. SD - HB1223 Create a moratorium on oil pipeline construction. SD - HB1224 Prohibit certain extractive activities in the Black Hills. SD - HB1225 Require notice and a hearing before the issuance of certain temporary water use permits. SD - HB1229 Provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1230 Provide for the primary enforcement of the law prohibiting certain electronic communications while operating a motor vehicle and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1236 Provide for the acquisition of certain motor vehicle titles by auction agencies in certain circumstances. SD - HB1237 Revise certain provisions regarding voting in elections. SD - HB1238 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 - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HB1249 Authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. SD - HB1253 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1257 Designate certain highways by townships and counties as no maintenance highways. SD - HB1267 Prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1288 Provide contractors' excise, sales, and use tax refunds for the filming of certain motion pictures, documentaries, television advertisements, or television films. SD - HB1289 Create a film commission within the Governor's Office of Economic Development. SD - HB1293 Increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. SD - HB1297 Revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations. SD - HB1312 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - HJR1009 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for state legislative redistricting by an independent commission. SD - HCR1001 Calling for statewide recognition of the migration of many young people from our state and urging state and local officials to take steps to counter that action and attract new residents to our state. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HC1001 Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - HC1014 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team for winning the 2017 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB73 Authorize a vehicle dealer to lease space in the common area of a shopping mall for displaying new vehicles. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. SD - SB83 Authorize certain patriotic societies access to public schools. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - SB88 Revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB96 Designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. SD - SB102 Revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - SB120 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SB129 Revise certain limitations and penalties concerning campaign contributions. SD - SB130 Make an appropriation to the building South Dakota fund and to provide for the disbursement thereof. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB134 Provide for the transfer of funds from the future fund to the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of funding needs-based grants. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - SB136 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB154 Revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. SD - SB155 Revise certain provisions regarding the liability of the cost of jail confinement. SD - SB156 Revise certain provisions regarding brand inspections. SD - SB158 Require certain transfers of funds from the state highway fund to the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. SD - SB171 Provide for the taxation of severed mineral interests and to provide for the extinction of de minimis claims through the utilization of tax deeds. SD - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SB176 Provide for certain employees in the Office of the Attorney General to investigate and litigate opioid misuse, to provide an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - SB192 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - SB195 Establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. SD - SB196 Remove the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - SB197 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - SB210 Transfer certain funds from the ethanol fuel fund to the ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the militia of the state. SD - SJR8 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge for their service regardless of current income status. SD - SCR5 Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI SD - SCR6 Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR12 Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to update the Clean Air Act to allow mid-range ethanol blends in all standard automobiles. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - SCR15 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge or discharge under honorable conditions for their service regardless of current income status. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ.