+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 627 Medary Ave. Brookings, SD 57006 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 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 - SCR1 Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. 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 - SB121 Make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HC1003 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding marriage license fees. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1104 Revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. SD - SB99 Revise certain provisions regarding the petition signature requirements for municipal elections. SD - HB1083 Establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. SD - SB147 Establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. SD - SC28 Honoring the 2017 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1171 Make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. SD - HB1165 Provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. 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 - HB1179 Revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. SD - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. 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 - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. SD - HB1096 Provide for a criminal penalty for any person who prevents the enforcement of a secured creditor's security interest upon repossession of a motor vehicle. 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 - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. SD - HC1009 Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - SC20 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 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 - 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 - HB1112 Revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. 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 - 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 - HC1006 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. SD - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 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.