+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 45708 116th St. Sisseton, SD 57262 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. + − Cosponsored Bills (68) 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 - SB170 Revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway SD - SB64 Define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 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 - SC19 Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. SD - SC25 Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. SD - HB1180 Establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1070 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. SD - HB1055 Revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - SB9 Revise the river basin natural resource district boundaries, to establish subdistricts for each district, and to establish a procedure to adjust district boundaries. SD - SB111 Revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. SD - SB135 Revise certain meat labeling requirements. SD - HB1139 Revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. SD - HB1120 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB171 Establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 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 - 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 - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - HCR1006 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. 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 - HB1056 Authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution. 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 - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. SD - SCR14 Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. SD - SB78 Revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB110 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. SD - SB10 Provide for an election in the Red River and Minnesota River Basin Natural Resource District in 2018, to remove certain areas from the East Dakota Water Development District that are contained in that river basin natural resource district, and to provide for elections in the other river basin natural resource districts at a later date. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - SB155 Establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB162 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB157 Create an exception for possession of a certain amount of marijuana with a valid medical marijuana card from another state. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - HB1125 Make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 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 - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 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 - HB1087 Authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. SD - HB1112 Revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. SD - HCR1012 Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. SD - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 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 - SB75 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 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 - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.