+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1225 Summit Dr. Mitchell, SD 57301 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: Member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1234 Revise the definition of operator for the purposes of the one-call notification system for excavation activities. + − Cosponsored Bills (58) SD - HB1167 Revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. SD - HJR5001 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 - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HCR6005 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1096 Prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - HB1057 Prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1112 Authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1183 Increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1153 Authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. SD - HB1129 Authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - SB50 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. SD - SB65 Revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - HCR6009 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 participation. SD - HB1227 Make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1065 Revise drone surveillance protections. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - HC8004 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - HB1062 Increase the financial empowerment of state residents. SD - HB1063 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1100 Make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - HB1130 Revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SJR502 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. SD - HB1148 Provide for protection orders. SD - HB1212 Add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB88 Require parental notification of self-injurious behavior expressed during counseling sessions. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1219 Require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. SD - HB1204 Lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB79 Modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. SD - SB81 Establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition.