+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 503 E. 12th St. Dell Rapids, SD 57022 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: Member SD - Taxation (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (13) SD - HB1146 Exclude second job income from child support obligations. SD - HB1078 Exempt firearms from retail sales tax and use tax. SD - HB1150 Increase the annual assessment limits for certain road maintenance and repairs. SD - HB1151 Establish the minimum value of the benefit of a street improvement. SD - HB1144 Remove the requirement for a ballot election in township elections if candidates are unopposed. SD - HB1140 Provide for a regular review of parenting guidelines. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1137 Require the provision of medical billing information and a settlement offer for unpaid medical bills. SD - HB1139 Require the payment of attorney's fees in cases addressing noncompliance with visitation orders. SD - HB1147 Recalculate abatement of the basic child support obligation. SD - HB1148 Provide for protection orders. SD - HB1149 Establish qualifications for child custody evaluators. SD - HB1214 Revise provisions regarding autism spectrum disorder. + − Cosponsored Bills (72) SD - HB1057 Prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1066 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1071 Revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1085 Provide for permanent daylight savings time. SD - HB1094 Repeal certain provisions regarding permits for concealed pistols. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1096 Prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1102 Make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1104 Limit the scope of medical information that may be required as a condition of participation in sanctioned activities. SD - HB1107 Define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. SD - HB1111 Revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. SD - HB1129 Authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. SD - HB1133 Provide a rebuttable presumption in favor of joint physical custody of a minor child. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1152 Provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. SD - HB1153 Authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. SD - HB1158 Remove irreconcilable differences as a cause for divorce. SD - HB1159 Revise provisions regarding the referral of opt outs made by school districts. SD - HB1167 Revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. SD - HB1172 Require the annual submission of a zero-based budget from certain departments or budget units. SD - HB1177 Require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. SD - HB1182 Provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1195 Provide for the dismissal of charges against pregnant women for certain controlled substance offenses under certain circumstances. SD - HB1202 Revise provisions regarding certain sales and use tax rates. SD - HB1219 Require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. SD - HB1224 Authorize requests for medical clearance as a condition of continued licensure to drive a motor vehicle. SD - HB1225 Restrict the use of funds for abortion. SD - HB1231 Authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. SD - HB1235 Revise provisions regarding immunizations. SD - HB1250 Increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. SD - HB1252 Grant property tax relief to certain persons who are long-term residents and long-term property owners. SD - HR7002 To formally invite President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to the great state of South Dakota for the 4th of July fireworks celebration at Mount Rushmore. SD - HJR5001 To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. SD - HJR5003 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 of the property tax relief trust fund and to provide for the transfer of unobligated cash. SD - HCR6003 Supporting the Electoral College. SD - HCR6005 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HCR6006 Requesting the members of South Dakota's congressional delegation to annually appear before a joint session of the Legislature to provide information and answer questions. 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 - 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 - HC8004 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of 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 - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB55 Require the Board of Regents to assemble a task force to study the operations and functions of the institutions of higher education under the board's authority. SD - SB59 To protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB64 Prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB87 Add information required to be provided to a woman receiving an abortion. SD - SB88 Require parental notification of self-injurious behavior expressed during counseling sessions. SD - SB98 Extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. SD - SB120 Establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. SD - SB121 Revise parenting guidelines and repeal Supreme Court authority to promulgate guidelines. SD - SB145 Recalculate abatement of the basic child support obligation. SD - SB147 Prohibit collective bargaining by certain employees of the Board of Regents. SD - SB155 Provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. SD - SB162 Provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. 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 - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state.