+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 283 Mission, SD 57555 + − Committees (3) SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member SD - Transportation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (12) SD - HB1093 Establish a pipeline liability fund, to authorize a special fee for extraordinary expenses, and to make a continuous appropriation therefor. SD - HB1132 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. SD - HB1196 Authorize the revival of certain civil claims. SD - HB1243 Require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. SD - HB1134 Permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions that require the Governor to consult the Legislature before mobilizing the National Guard or law enforcement in certain circumstances. SD - HB1185 Limit public employer consideration of certain criminal backgrounds. SD - HB1145 Authorize certain tribal members to attend certain institutions of higher education or postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1194 Authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. SD - HCR6002 Supporting the repeal of the Sioux - Dakota Removal Act. SD - HB1143 Prohibit school districts from using school or athletic team names, mascots, or nicknames that are determined to be racially derogatory or discriminatory. SD - HB1217 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. + − Cosponsored Bills (157) SD - HB1008 Legalize the growth, production, and transportation of industrial hemp in the state, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1065 Revise drone surveillance protections. SD - HB1066 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1079 Authorize a county to assess an administration fee for the processing of certain title applications. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1092 Provide for an assumption of risk by any person engaged in off-road vehicle activity and to limit the liability of the renters of off-road vehicles under certain circumstances. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1102 Make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1108 Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. SD - HB1109 Revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. SD - HB1111 Revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. SD - HB1112 Authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - HB1114 Authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - HB1124 Provide for an increase in the assessment against certain treated land. SD - HB1126 Provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. SD - HB1130 Revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1136 Provide for the licensure and regulation of practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and to establish the Acupuncture Licensing Board and acupuncture regulation fund. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1141 Require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. SD - HB1142 Include post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury for purposes of workers' compensation. SD - HB1154 Revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1161 Revise the provision regarding emblem license plates. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1170 Revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles and Department of Transportation authorized vehicles. SD - HB1171 Require commercial pesticide applicators to maintain proof of financial responsibility. SD - HB1173 Prohibit a school board from denying an application for open enrollment from certain students with autism. SD - HB1175 Define dyslexia for the purposes of special education and related services. SD - HB1176 Authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1179 Authorize series limited liability companies. SD - HB1184 Provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1207 Extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. SD - HB1218 Require responses and reporting regarding the testing, assessment, evaluation, or observation of students. SD - HB1219 Require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. SD - HB1223 Provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. SD - HB1224 Authorize requests for medical clearance as a condition of continued licensure to drive a motor vehicle. SD - HB1230 Provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1240 Provide for the inspection of certain swimming pools and beaches. SD - HB1241 Revise requirements for legal newspapers. SD - HB1242 Provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. SD - HB1246 Revise the attorney's fees allowed in a retaliation action against a lessor. SD - HB1247 Create the medical reinsurance program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1252 Grant property tax relief to certain persons who are long-term residents and long-term property owners. SD - HB1257 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. SD - HB1258 Provide for child safety accounts for students subject to certain safety incidents. SD - HB1261 Provide procedures to enforce the integrity of the United States Constitution. SD - HB1268 Provide timely refunds for excess payments made in lieu of contributions to the unemployment compensation trust fund. SD - HB1271 Establish certain provisions regarding the rural broadband fund. SD - HB1274 Establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. SD - HB1275 Revise provisions regarding a judgment not collected from an underinsured motorist. SD - HB1278 Create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. SD - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. SD - HB1283 Revise the liability of a guarantor. SD - HJR5002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative reapportionment. SD - HJR5003 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 of the property tax relief trust fund and to provide for the transfer of unobligated cash. SD - HCR6007 Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. 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 - HCR6011 Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. SD - HCR6012 Supporting the right to pray in public schools. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HCR6019 Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. SD - HCR6022 Urging the State Trade Office in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to promote international business and trade on behalf of South Dakota exporters. SD - HCR6024 Commending automotive enthusiasts in South Dakota and the Specialty Equipment Market Association for their contributions in preserving classic automobiles and urging the Governor to declare a South Dakota Collector Car Appreciation Day this year. 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 - HC8003 Recognizing the thirtieth anniversary of Native American Day. 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 - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 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 - HC8012 Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. SD - HC8013 To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. 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 - 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 - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - HC8025 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. SD - HC8029 Celebrating the LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Community of South Dakota. SD - HC8030 Honoring and commending Bob and Jan Fuller for their dedicated services as foster parents in the Pierre community. SD - HC8031 Celebrating and commending Rushmore National Music Camp for fifty years of outstanding commitment to giving students across the state the ability to stay true to its motto: Making Music . . . Making Friends! SD - HC8033 Commending and honoring Jason Hancock for his outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SB50 Revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. SD - SB52 Create a state seal specialty plate emblem. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB66 Provide for the creation and funding of Oceti Sakowin community-based schools. SD - SB69 Revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. SD - SB70 Authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB79 Modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB82 Provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - SB90 Revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. SD - SB96 Prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. SD - SB97 Title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. SD - SB101 Prohibit internet service providers from selling certain customer data without consent. SD - SB102 Provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. SD - SB112 Repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. SD - SB114 Require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. SD - SB115 Revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SB117 Require the Department of Education to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB126 Provide civil remedies for certain construction permits issued by the Public Utilities Commission. SD - SB128 Revise entities who may contribute to a political committee. SD - SB138 Amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. SD - SB141 Designate the Bobolink as the official songbird of South Dakota. SD - SB146 Revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. SD - SB147 Prohibit collective bargaining by certain employees of the Board of Regents. SD - SB149 Revise provisions regarding emblem specialty plates. SD - SB150 Revise nonresident waterfowl licensure. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB160 Authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB161 Exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy. SD - SB162 Provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. SD - SB163 Establish certain restrictions on the foreign ownership of agricultural land. SD - SB164 Revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. SD - SB167 Revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. SD - SB171 Establish term limits for members of the Commission on Uniform Legislation. SD - SB176 Provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. SD - SB178 Increase funding for counties and townships by increasing the excise tax rate on motor fuel. SD - SB181 Revise provisions regarding health benefit plans. SD - SB182 Provide for certain bonds for the construction of courthouses. SD - SB194 Revise certain requirements for absentee ballots and to declare an emergency. SD - SR701 In support of rescinding the Medals of Honor given to United States soldiers for the involvement and participation of the soldiers in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. SD - SJR501 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. SD - SJR503 Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. SD - SCR601 Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. SD - SCR603 Recognizing the importance of gun safety. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SCR605 Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC803 Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. SD - SC805 Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. SD - SC823 Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. SD - SC824 Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. SD - SC827 Celebrating the LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Community of South Dakota. SD - SC829 Making John McBeth an honorary South Dakotan. SD - SC830 Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum. SD - SC832 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2020 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, as well as for his success in football.