+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 692-8321 Office Address: + − Committees (5) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member SD - Select Committee on Joint Rules Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (5) 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1218 Establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. + − Cosponsored Bills (117) SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1076 Authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. SD - HB1077 Update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. SD - HB1081 Repeal the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1088 Revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. SD - HB1089 Repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. SD - HB1090 Revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - HB1100 Require a name be printed on public contracts. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. SD - HB1118 Make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. SD - HB1119 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. SD - HB1134 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls. SD - HB1135 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding the tax exemption of certain school owned property. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. SD - HB1153 Create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HB1156 Require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding energy conversion and transmission facility permits. SD - HB1171 Establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HB1175 Exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions relating to the circulation of a petition for an initiated measure. SD - HB1227 Create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 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. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. SD - HB1251 Revise certain provisions regarding health maintenance organizations. SD - HB1252 Prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1267 Prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. SD - HB1286 Authorize certain political parties to be classified under alternative political status, to revise certain provisions regarding nominating petitions, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - HJR1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HCR1004 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1002 Honoring and commending Lewis F. Brown, Ph.D., for his service to South Dakota State University and the field of engineering in South Dakota. 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 - HC1007 Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 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 - HC1009 Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 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 - 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 - HC1020 Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. 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 - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. 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 - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - SB88 Revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. 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 - SB95 Revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. SD - SB105 Authorize a health care practitioner to administer a toxicology test to an infant under certain circumstances. SD - SB120 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - SB121 Prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. SD - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB125 Clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. SD - SB127 Revise certain requirements for a proposed wind energy facility applicant. 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 - SB131 Create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB133 Revise the retention of state fiscal records. 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. SD - SB135 Revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. SD - SB136 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB148 Revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. SD - SB159 Revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. SD - SB162 Prohibit school lunch shaming. SD - SB164 Prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. SD - SB172 Provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. SD - SB180 Authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SB192 Provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - SB195 Establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB205 Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. SD - SB212 Revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. SD - SJR8 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge for their service regardless of current income status. 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 - 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 - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. 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 - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SC24 Honoring and congratulating the Matt and Paula Loewe family as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year as awarded by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SC35 Honoring the 2018 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - 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 - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018.