+ − 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1268 Provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - HB1092 Revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. SD - SB9 Require fiscal notes for certain initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - HB1111 Revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. SD - HB1110 Increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 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 - 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 - 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. SD - HB1115 Revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. SD - HB1311 Revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. SD - HB1292 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - SB83 Authorize certain patriotic societies access to public schools. SD - HB1273 Revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB94 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 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 - HB1137 Revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. 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 - 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 - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. 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 - HB1146 Revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1154 Revise certain provisions regarding municipal lease-purchase agreements. SD - HB1001 Revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 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 - 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 - HB1074 Revise certain provisions regarding the creation of business improvement districts. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SB13 Revise certain provisions regarding the director of the Legislative Research Council issuing fiscal notes for certain ballot measures. SD - HB1255 Revise the authority of the interim Rules Review Committee to revert a rule to any step in the rules adoption process. SD - HB1114 Establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 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 - HB1082 Revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. 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 - HB1140 Revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SD - HB1242 Provide for freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 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 - 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 - HB1138 Revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - SB10 Provide for the resolution of conflicts by multiple initiated measures and amendments to the Constitution adopted at the same election. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1085 Adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - SB77 Revise certain provisions regarding information provided to ballot question committees. 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 - HB1131 Authorize certain road district trustees and employees to receive compensation under a district contract. SD - HB1123 Prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. SD - HB1159 Revise certain notification provisions regarding damage of underground facilities. SD - HB1086 Exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. 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 - SB122 Provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. SD - SB119 Provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - HB1078 Revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. SD - SB123 Provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. SD - HB1119 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 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 - SB145 Revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. 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 - SB179 Provide certain provisions regarding aerial applicators. SD - HC1023 Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. SD - HB1270 Adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. 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 - HB1214 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. SD - SB194 Revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - HB1005 Revise certain requirements for a recitation regarding the effect of a vote on certain ballot measures. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. SD - HC1013 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 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 - HB1244 Revise certain provisions regarding the renewal of driver licenses by a member of the armed forces and their families. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HB1106 Authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. 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 - 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 - 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 - HCR1002 Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. 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 - SB180 Authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. 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 - HB1087 Allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure.