+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 692-8321 Office Address: + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1173 Revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1172 Revise certain provisions to maintain funding for the building South Dakota fund. SD - HB1171 Make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. SD - HCR1001 Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. + − Cosponsored Bills (74) SD - HB1076 Create a State Government Accountability Board. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1158 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. SD - HB1148 Reinstate certain provisions of the South Dakota risk pool, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - SB64 Define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. SD - SB60 Revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HB1092 Revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. SD - HC1020 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. SD - HB1093 Revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. SD - SB87 Revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1086 Provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. SD - SB147 Establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. SD - SB111 Revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. SD - SB173 Provide certain provisions regarding the use of contributions received by a candidate campaign committee. SD - HC1030 Honoring and commending the South Dakota Department of Tourism staff and its professional advertising and media production partners for their award winning efforts to promote the state's travel and tourism industry. SD - HB1159 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of commercial breeding operations. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB138 Provide certain provisions regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims. SD - SB148 Make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. SD - SB150 Establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. SD - SB68 Revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1119 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 - HB1149 Revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. SD - HB1141 Provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. SD - SC4 Posthumously honoring USAF OSI Special Agent Staff Sergeant Peter W. Taub. SD - HB1179 Revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. SD - HB1152 Establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. SD - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SCR6 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HC1002 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - SB155 Establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - HB1128 Establish certain provisions regarding conflict of interest for legislators. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HCR1011 Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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 - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - SB159 Provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1112 Revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. SD - HCR1005 Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. SD - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. SD - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SC29 Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. SD - SC31 Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. SD - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1099 Require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. SD - SB96 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB156 Establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1060 Provide requirements and standards for insurers' own risk and solvency assessments. SD - HB1001 Revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.