+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 16692 Antelope Rd. Prairie City, SD 57649 + − Committees (3) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: Member SD - Education (House) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1052 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. SD - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the right of a mother to breastfeed her child. + − Cosponsored Bills (109) SD - HB1044 Authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1222 Revise and enhance certain provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - HB1191 Legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. SD - HB1194 Revise provisions regarding reports of crime statistics. SD - SCR4 Commending and thanking the men and women of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging Congress and the President to fund construction of steel barriers and border control impediments along with the strengthening of current border control infrastructure, and urging Congress and the President to ensure compliance with and enforcement of federal immigration laws. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HB1190 Provide for certain reporting requirements related to abortions. SD - HB1139 Repeal provisions regarding maximum taxes levied by a school district for capital outlay. SD - HB1160 Revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. SD - HB1043 Require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. SD - HB1145 Establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. SD - HB1197 Prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1233 Reduce the percentage of a winery's annual production that may be bulk wine. SD - HR1004 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HR1003 Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. SD - HR1005 Rebuking Congressman Dusty Johnson for voting against President Trump's emergency measures to secure the Southern border, and urging Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds to support President Trump's constitutional efforts as our military Commander in Chief to do so. SD - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. SD - HB1157 Revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. SD - HB1232 Lower the compulsory age for school attendance. SD - HB1195 Revise provisions regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1206 Provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC39 Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC40 Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC41 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC42 Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC43 Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - SC44 Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC45 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SC48 Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base SD - SC46 Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1270 Protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1234 Provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. SD - SB38 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. SD - SB66 Establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. SD - SB79 Increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. SD - SB102 Make an appropriation for gas well cleanup in Harding County. SD - SB104 Require random drug testing of legislators. SD - SB107 Revise provisions regarding rape. SD - SB109 Prohibit certain state employees from acting as a lobbyist for a certain period following termination of employment. SD - SB119 Revise provisions regarding investments by farm mutual insurers. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB156 Make an appropriation for the payment of certain delinquent taxes. SD - SB161 Provide for reporting of hours worked by certain constitutional officers and their employees. SD - HB1269 Temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - HR1001 Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. SD - HB1110 Establish a penalty for certain persons who fail to file a birth certificate or who fail to provide the notice required for the filing of a death certificate. SD - HB1112 Provide for certain persons to carry a concealed pistol or revolver without a permit. SD - SCR3 Commending, honoring, and thanking South Dakota's numerous women veterans for their service to our country and state. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - HCR1004 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 profile. SD - HCR1007 Expressing and encouraging support for voluntary country-of-origin labels. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1006 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HC1008 Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. SD - HC1009 Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - HC1012 Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. SD - HC1013 Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. SD - HC1025 Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. SD - SB6 Revise certain provisions regarding sonogram and heart auscultation prior to an abortion. SD - SB9 Provide for the Firearms Protection Act. SD - HB1089 Revise provisions regarding electronic livestock auctions. SD - HB1097 Repeal provisions regarding certain disclosures on campaign communications. SD - HB1098 Revise provisions regarding publication of official ballots in a legal newspaper. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HB1056 Prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. SD - HB1058 Require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1072 Correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1073 Revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1084 Provide for specific classification of affordable housing structures for purposes of taxation. SD - HB1140 Prohibit any high school interscholastic activities association from restricting or prohibiting broadcasting of high school activities. SD - HB1086 Revise certain programs to expand economic development in South Dakota. SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1108 Prohibit certain gender dysphoria instruction in public schools. SD - HB1114 Revise provisions regarding state-owned motor vehicles. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding local referendums. SD - HB1121 Repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. SD - HB1125 Create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. SD - HB1126 Revise real estate licensure requirements for the sale of businesses. SD - HB1129 Revise provisions regarding residency of registered voters. SD - HB1178 Revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HB1229 Require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. SD - HB1079 Allow a person to perform plumbing work on the person's own property without a license and establish a fee. SD - HB1085 Revise certain programs to advance health care in South Dakota. SD - SC47 Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - SB55 Require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. SD - HCR1006 Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. SD - SB50 Remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. SD - SB63 Increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. SD - SB68 Define certain acts as misbranding of food products. SD - SB71 Prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. SD - SB149 Increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize a brand registration application fee. SD - SB166 Revise certain provisions regarding occupational licensing. SD - SB183 Revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. SD - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SB69 Provide for the meeting times of sessions and committees of the Legislature. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB70 Revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. SD - HC1026 Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. SD - HB1041 Provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit.