+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 607 Sterling St. Vermillion, SD 57069 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bill 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (98) 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 - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. SD - SC44 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team, for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their fourth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SB195 Establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. 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 - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - SB88 Revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. SD - HB1111 Revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - SC48 Commending and honoring Chris Nilsen, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championship in London, England. SD - HB1229 Provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1312 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding the tax exemption of certain school owned property. SD - SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. SD - HB1253 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. 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 - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. 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. SD - SB136 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 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 - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - HB1222 Prohibit the sale of fireworks to certain persons and to create a penalty therefor. SD - HB1227 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - SB117 Revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. 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 - 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 - SC42 Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. SD - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. 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 - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. 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 - HB1182 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. 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 - 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 - SC37 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. SD - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - HB1125 Revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - SB95 Revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. 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 - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding public records. SD - SC43 Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - SB192 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - SB159 Revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HCR1003 Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. SD - SB179 Provide certain provisions regarding aerial applicators. SD - SCR1 Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 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 - HB1226 Revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. SD - HB1153 Create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB177 Require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. 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. SD - HB1181 Repeal the tax exempt status of certain farm mutual insurers and fraternal benefit societies. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - SC49 Commending and honoring Emily Grove, who represented team USA as a pole vaulter at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - SB120 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - HB1228 Provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. 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 - 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 - HB1218 Establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. 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 - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. SD - SC8 Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SD - SB102 Revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 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 - 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 - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. 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 - 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.