+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 405 S. Tessa Ave. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (11) SD - HB1216 Provide for the determination of avoided cost by certain public utilities. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Band for its many accomplishments. SD - HB1155 Prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state. SD - HB1228 Accommodate legislation relating to a mandatory state of origin meat labeling program. SD - HC1017 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Future Farmers of America Chapter. SD - HC1019 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Oral Interp Team for its accomplishments. SD - HCR1003 Encouraging recognition of the current gender wage gap and calling for the enforcement of equal pay for equal work laws. SD - HB1154 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HC1018 Commending and honoring the academic and athletic accomplishments of Hunter Hanley of West Central High School. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Wrestling Team for its accomplishments. SD - HB1227 Establish the South Dakota Government Accountability Committee. + − Cosponsored Bills (67) SD - HB1124 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - SB82 Establish the Native American achievement schools grant program. 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 - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - SB149 Provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. SD - SB65 Revise the procedure for a municipal recall petition. SD - HB1100 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - SCR2 Supporting efforts to ensure that students from South Dakota have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. SD - HB1069 Revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. SD - HB1118 Limit the amount of instructional time that may be spent administering statewide academic assessments. SD - SB123 Revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. SD - HB1221 Accommodate legislation relating to education funding. SD - SC17 Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year. SD - HB1141 License persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. SD - HB1222 Accommodate legislation relating to shared services in schools. 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 - SB157 Provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations. SD - SB163 Require the disclosure of certain cumulative contracts with the state. 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 - SC12 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Boys Cross Country Team for its accomplishments. SD - SCR1 To show support for family caregivers. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB79 Expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1132 Require the submission of sexual assault kits for testing. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 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 - HB1071 Revise certain provisions regarding the annual conference between county commissioners and the director of equalization. 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 - 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 - HB1067 Promote quality, competition, and freedom of choice in the health insurance market place. SD - SB150 Revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. SD - SB115 Permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. SD - HB1171 Permit the court additional time to determine whether a petition for a domestic protection order may be heard as though the petition was for a stalking protection order. 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 - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. 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 - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - SB146 Impose a fee 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 - SB81 Create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. SD - SC9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. SD - HB1242 Authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. SD - HCR1006 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. SD - SB134 Prohibit the Public Utilities Commission from granting certain permits until federal approval is granted. SD - HB1133 Require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - SB64 Revise the voting authority of an alderman. SD - SB138 Authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. SD - HB1198 Recognize dyslexia as a learning disability. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1093 Revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 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 - SB113 Revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. SD - HCR1016 Expressing and encouraging support for the continued use of country-of-origin labels on meat products sold to consumers. SD - HB1243 Prohibit the unauthorized sharing of certain private images on the internet. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HB1117 Repeal certain provisions concerning the authorization for the use of other languages in public records or public meetings. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota.