+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 47629 258th St. Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (3) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Substance Abuse Prevention Study Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - HB1168 Allow students to participate in sexuality education with parental permission. SD - HB1215 Authorize a private school to hold dual status as an alternative instruction program under certain conditions. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. SD - HB1165 Repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. SD - HB1240 Adopt a compact for a balanced budget and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding the penalty for identity theft while using an unauthorized credit card. + − Cosponsored Bills (55) SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HB1075 Revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. SD - HB1096 Provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. SD - HB1097 Exempt certain taxes and fees from the gross receipts tax on telecommunications services. SD - HB1098 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. SD - HB1100 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - HB1105 Give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. SD - HB1106 Revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. SD - HB1111 Require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. SD - HB1123 Require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. SD - HB1135 Establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. SD - HB1138 Revise provisions related to the enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1157 Require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. SD - HB1162 Provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. SD - HB1163 Revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1164 Provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. SD - HB1180 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1189 Provide for the inspection and review of a state-mandated academic achievement test taken by a student. SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HB1212 Revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. SD - HB1214 Regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. SD - HB1236 Define a halfway house. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HJR1002 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. SD - HCR1004 Expressing support for the property rights of ranch and range allotment owners. SD - HCR1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - HCR1009 Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. SD - HCR1012 Requesting the South Dakota congressional delegation to introduce legislation to compensate private landowners for fire damage caused by the United States Forest Service. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - HCR1014 Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. SD - HCR1015 Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. SD - HCR1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HC1005 Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC1025 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HC1031 Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. SD - SB107 Clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - SB117 Permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. SD - SB130 Require the processing of sexual assault exam kits. SD - SB142 Authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SJR1 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. SD - SC6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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.