+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 627 Medary Ave. Brookings, SD 57006 + − Committees (2) SD - Local Government (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (15) SD - HC8025 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. SD - HB1180 Require certain infrastructure standards in certain annexed areas. SD - HC8024 Honoring and commending Brookings High School student Eleanor Abraham for her service to the community of Brookings and winning the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HC8026 Honoring Lynn Verschoor for her twenty years of inspirational and dedicated service as the Director of the South Dakota Art Museum encouraging the collecting, preserving, and exhibiting of visual arts to provide access and education, and to foster appreciation of the visual arts. SD - HB1103 Authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. SD - HB1244 Authorize forensic medical examinations for certain persons. SD - HB1165 Revise provisions regarding the acceptance of gifts by municipalities. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. SD - HB1081 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. SD - HC8010 Honoring and commending Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity for twenty-five years of working toward their vision of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live by building and preserving decent and affordable housing. SD - HCR6001 To direct the Department of Social Services to investigate implementing peer support services. SD - HB1128 Modify the penalty for causing a child to be present during methamphetamine use, distribution, or manufacture. SD - HB1211 Change the payment process for forensic medical examinations. SD - HB1199 Require certain annexation information be provided to electric utilities. + − Cosponsored Bills (70) SD - HCR6024 Commending automotive enthusiasts in South Dakota and the Specialty Equipment Market Association for their contributions in preserving classic automobiles and urging the Governor to declare a South Dakota Collector Car Appreciation Day this year. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. SD - SC805 Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. SD - HCR6008 To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. SD - HB1123 Revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. SD - HCR6021 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HCR6004 To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HCR6017 To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1169 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1183 Increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SJR501 Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. SD - HB1097 Modify requirements for a marriage license. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1160 To remove the tax exemption for cosmetic medical procedures. SD - HB1114 Authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. SD - HCR6013 Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB136 Authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. SD - SB137 Revise provisions for repair, replacement, and construction of sidewalks within a municipality. SD - SB139 Revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. SD - HB1279 Require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. SD - HCR6011 Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - SB70 Authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - HB1064 Restrict certain vapor products. SD - HB1125 Revise conditions for selling non-temperature-controlled baked goods without license. SD - HCR6009 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan’s international participation. SD - HB1227 Make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - HCR6010 Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1085 Provide for permanent daylight savings time. SD - HB1100 Make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1110 Provide for a uniform template to be used by each state agency in the conduct of performance management reviews. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - SJR502 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. SD - HB1237 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB61 Revise certain provisions regarding a municipal office nominating petition. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB68 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - HB1204 Lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. SD - HB1195 Provide an affirmative defense to pregnant women for certain controlled substance offenses. SD - HB1108 Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB81 Establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. SD - SB83 Establish meetings to review certain electric systems. SD - HB1075 Repeal certain outdated provisions regarding annexation near airports. SD - HB1073 Authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition.