+ − 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 Bills (9) SD - HC1002 Honoring and commending Lewis F. Brown, Ph.D., for his service to South Dakota State University and the field of engineering in South Dakota. SD - HB1160 Transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. SD - HB1239 Revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. SD - HB1163 Revise certain provisions regarding municipal publication deadlines. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1004 Revise certain provisions regarding petition forms for initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. SD - HB1007 Require any initiated measure to embrace only one subject. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HB1161 Revise certain references to the International Building Code. + − Cosponsored Bills (99) SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - HB1005 Revise certain requirements for a recitation regarding the effect of a vote on certain ballot measures. SD - HB1006 Revise the extent of comments required by the director of the Legislative Research Council regarding certain ballot measures and the period of time in which those comments are to be made. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions regarding the creation of business improvement districts. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. SD - HB1085 Adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. SD - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure. SD - HB1092 Revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1106 Authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. SD - HB1111 Revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. SD - HB1119 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1131 Authorize certain road district trustees and employees to receive compensation under a district contract. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. SD - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. SD - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. SD - HB1154 Revise certain provisions regarding municipal lease-purchase agreements. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - HB1159 Revise certain notification provisions regarding damage of underground facilities. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. SD - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - HB1230 Provide for the primary enforcement of the law prohibiting certain electronic communications while operating a motor vehicle and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. SD - HB1242 Provide for freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media. SD - HB1244 Revise certain provisions regarding the renewal of driver licenses by a member of the armed forces and their families. SD - HB1255 Revise the authority of the interim Rules Review Committee to revert a rule to any step in the rules adoption process. SD - HB1264 Authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1270 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - HB1274 Increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and to appropriate the revenues. SD - HB1282 Provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HB1292 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - HCR1001 Calling for statewide recognition of the migration of many young people from our state and urging state and local officials to take steps to counter that action and attract new residents to our state. SD - HCR1002 Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. SD - HCR1003 Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HC1001 Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - HC1008 Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. SD - HC1013 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - HC1022 Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HC1026 Honoring Sylvan Vigness, a veteran of the United States Navy, who received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Second World War for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the people of the State of South Dakota and the United States. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - SB9 Require fiscal notes for certain initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. SD - SB10 Provide for the resolution of conflicts by multiple initiated measures and amendments to the Constitution adopted at the same election. SD - SB11 Revise certain provisions regarding the time period during which petition sponsors may submit ballot measures to the Legislative Research Council for review and comment. SD - SB13 Revise certain provisions regarding the director of the Legislative Research Council issuing fiscal notes for certain ballot measures. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB77 Revise certain provisions regarding information provided to ballot question committees. SD - SB83 Authorize certain patriotic societies access to public schools. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - SB119 Provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. SD - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - SB179 Provide certain provisions regarding aerial applicators. SD - SB180 Authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. SD - SB183 Provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ.