+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1813 Abbey Rd. Pierre, SD 57501 + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: chair SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: vice chair SD - Transportation (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HC1022 Congratulating and honoring the 2016 South Dakota First Tech Challenge Robotics Team "Loading...". SD - HB1067 Promote quality, competition, and freedom of choice in the health insurance market place. SD - HC1032 Honoring T.F. Riggs High School wrestling program of Pierre, South Dakota, for excellent seasons and for victorious performances in both the 2015 and 2016 Class A State Wrestling Tournaments. + − Cosponsored Bills (57) SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. SD - HC1031 Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. SD - HC1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. SD - HC1027 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - HC1002 Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. SD - HC1013 Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. SD - HB1105 Give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. SD - SB121 Authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. SD - HCR1009 Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. SD - SC15 Honoring the 2016 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - HCR1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. SD - HB1084 Define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. SD - HB1209 Require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. SD - HC1001 Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. SD - SB96 Revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. SD - SB89 Revise certain provisions related to permits to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HC1023 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - SB79 Expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. SD - HC1030 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1212 Revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. SD - HB1238 Revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. SD - SB154 Provide a penalty for fleeing from a law enforcement officer. SD - HB1163 Revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. SD - HB1201 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016, make an appropriation for teen court programs in South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. SD - SC10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. SD - HC1025 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HB1113 Exempt from the excise tax on motor vehicles the transfer of motor vehicles to a nonprofit organization under certain conditions. SD - HC1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. SD - HC1004 Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. SD - HB1088 Revise and consolidate certain civil forfeiture provisions. SD - SC6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 - HB1149 Provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. SD - HC1003 Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. SD - SB76 Revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. SD - SC7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. SD - HB1057 Revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. SD - HB1125 Limit the ability of a person to obtain a concealed pistol permit related to the restoration of civil rights and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1024 Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HB1205 Authorize certain eligible school districts to receive an allocation for limited English proficiency. SD - SB57 Redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. SD - SB102 Allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. SD - SJR1 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. SD - SB159 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. SD - SB118 Exempt certain purchases from certain bidding requirements. SD - SB114 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1020 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HB1161 Provide for and regulate consumer lines of credit and to provide a penalty for certain violations. SD - SB72 Prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HCR1015 Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. SD - HC1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. SD - SB97 Provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. SD - HB1091 Establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements.