+ − 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 - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. 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 - HB1083 Establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1092 Revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. 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 - 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 - HB1104 Revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. SD - HB1109 Create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. SD - HB1112 Revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. SD - HB1116 Revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. 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 - HB1133 Require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. SD - HB1135 Provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 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 - HB1165 Provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding open records. SD - HB1171 Make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. SD - HB1179 Revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 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 - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. 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 - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - SB64 Define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding marriage license fees. SD - SB99 Revise certain provisions regarding the petition signature requirements for municipal elections. SD - SB109 Provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. SD - SB121 Make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. SD - SB141 Revise certain provisions relating to child support. SD - SB145 Provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers SD - SB147 Establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. 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 - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 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 - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. SD - SC28 Honoring the 2017 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 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 - 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.