+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 283 Mission, SD 57555 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: Member SD - Transportation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - HB1253 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1224 Prohibit certain extractive activities in the Black Hills. 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 - HB1191 Provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. SD - HB1223 Create a moratorium on oil pipeline construction. SD - HB1225 Require notice and a hearing before the issuance of certain temporary water use permits. SD - HB1226 Revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - SCR5 Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI SD - HB1266 Provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SB195 Establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. SD - HB1267 Prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. SD - SB163 Require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. SD - HB1229 Provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 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 - 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 - HB1257 Designate certain highways by townships and counties as no maintenance highways. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 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 - SB186 Prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. SD - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. 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 - SB197 Revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. SD - HB1249 Authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. SD - HB1242 Provide for freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. 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 - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB80 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. SD - SB95 Revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. 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 - HB1120 Provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 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 - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB149 Redirect certain vehicle registration fees in counties with unorganized territory. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. SD - SB89 Establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC35 Honoring the 2018 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SB196 Remove the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. SD - SB78 Revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. SD - SB166 Repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. 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 - HB1221 Expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1209 Require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits. 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 - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards.