+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 26581 E. Shore Pl. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: chair + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1003 Allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity. + − Cosponsored Bills (53) SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - SCR1 Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HB1184 Exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. SD - SB102 Require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding marriage license fees. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1002 Require the Department of Health and Department of Social Services to make an annual report to the Legislature regarding the condition of long-term health care in South Dakota. SD - HB1070 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1202 Make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. SD - SB147 Establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. SD - HC1017 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - HB1102 Allow funeral homes to collect reimbursement for reasonable funeral costs from a decedent's estate under certain conditions. SD - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - HB1191 Require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. SD - SB136 Permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SCR2 Supporting the electoral college system. SD - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - SC21 Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. SD - SB76 Prohibit the state from using federal funds for certain state highway maps. SD - HB1004 Establish a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel. SD - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1121 Revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1195 Revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. SD - SB6 Revise the review process to determine the need for additional nursing facilities or nursing facility beds and to require a report to the Legislature. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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 - HB1153 Revise the signature requirements for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - HC1026 Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. SD - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HB1077 Provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - SB5 Allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity. SD - HB1071 Require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota.