+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 901 N. Duluth Ave. #1 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1194 Revise the authority of state's attorneys to take action regarding certain local open government violations. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding ballots used in municipal referendum elections. SD - HB1196 Create a deadline for the preparation of statements for municipal referendum ballots. + − Cosponsored Bills (75) SD - SB129 Establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. SD - HB1124 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 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 - 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 - 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 - HCR1001 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. SD - SB135 Allow overwidth farm equipment to be operated on primary highways after sunset under certain conditions. SD - SB149 Provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. SD - HB1244 Revise provisions related to the sex offender registry SD - SCR2 Supporting efforts to ensure that students from South Dakota have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. SD - SB140 Eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. SD - HB1192 Prohibit certain inquiries during a public employment application process about an applicant's criminal history and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. SD - HB1202 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds SD - HB1221 Accommodate legislation relating to education funding. SD - SC17 Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. SD - HB1155 Prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state. SD - HB1222 Accommodate legislation relating to shared services in schools. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. 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 - 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 - SB73 Clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. SD - SB157 Provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SC11 Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. SD - SCR1 To show support for family caregivers. SD - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 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 - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 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 - SB151 Lower the state sales and use tax on most food items, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to increase the amusement device tax, and to increase the per student allocation in the state aid formula. SD - SB150 Revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - SC6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HC1003 Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. SD - SB116 Remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - SB94 Repeal the death penalty. SD - HB1154 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - SB136 Permit certain cropland along lakes, rivers, and streams to be assessed as noncropland. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1133 Require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. SD - HB1131 Direct certain vehicle registration fees to counties with unorganized territory. SD - SB111 Revise certain provisions regarding the application of the county wheel tax. SD - HB1197 Prohibit hydraulic fracturing. SD - HB1092 Revise requirements for local permits for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain property abutting licensed establishments. 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 - HB1186 Revise certain provisions relating to the practice of dentistry and to dental corporations. SD - SB70 Require certain private cemeteries to file an annual financial report. SD - SB63 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of school safety drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - SB90 Ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. SD - HB1116 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB161 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 - HB1072 Revise the process by which the administrator to the retirement system may receive an additional salary adjustment. SD - HB1074 Repeal the rule that allows anonymous complaints to be filed against real estate appraisers. SD - SB113 Revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. SD - HB1231 Authorize motor carrier inspectors to carry firearms. SD - HB1064 Apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. SD - HB1227 Establish the South Dakota Government Accountability Committee. SD - HB1193 Prohibit certain inquiries about criminal records during any initial employment application process and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. SD - HB1054 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 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.