+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 147 Britton, SD 57430 + − Committees (3) SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: member SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1134 Provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. SD - HB1197 Revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. SD - HB1196 Prohibit the unauthorized use of electronic listening or recording devices in classrooms. + − Cosponsored Bills (47) SD - HB1076 Create a State Government Accountability Board. SD - HB1158 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. 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 - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 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 - SC32 Celebrating and honoring the life of Dr. Wayne Evans. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - SB95 Add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana. SD - SB111 Revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. SD - HB1120 Create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 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 - SB150 Establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. SD - HB1165 Provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. SD - SB68 Revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. SD - HB1149 Revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. 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 - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - HB1136 Revise certain election recount provisions. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 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 - SB110 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 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 - HB1160 Recover the costs of care for animals seized by law enforcement. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. 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 - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SCR5 Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. 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 - 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 - SB118 Allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.