+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1705 Northview Ln. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - HB1157 Clarify and provide consistency in cemetery regulations and to establish an administrative fine for failure to file required reports. SD - HB1154 Limit the amount that may be charged for certain document requests. + − Cosponsored Bills (66) SD - HB1235 Update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. SD - HB1075 Provide for off-road vehicle trails, to establish a fund to create and maintain the trails, and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB130 Require online marketplace platforms to report businesses using the platform to ensure the health and safety of consumers buying products over the internet. SD - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - SC8 Honoring the 2015 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1203 Provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. SD - HC1029 Celebrating and honoring the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival on sixty-nine years of existence in the state. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions regarding the annual minimum wage adjustment. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1126 Remove the delivery receipt requirements related to issuing certain life insurance policies. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB136 Exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. SD - SB169 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - HB1204 Provide for a limited number of affordable baccalaureate degree scholarships for students intending to serve as K-12 educators in South Dakota. SD - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - HB1066 Clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1120 Revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1100 Clarify how a vacancy on a school board is filled. SD - SB157 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - HB1114 Require certain school districts to compensate teachers for certain continuing education expenses and for the cost of renewing teachers' certificates. SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1162 Enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1212 Criminalize abuse of an unborn child. SD - HB1113 Repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. SD - HB1178 Provide for the creation of an entity for the purpose of insurance contracts in certain instances. SD - HJR1001 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HB1091 Require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. SD - SB155 Establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. SD - SB163 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HB1069 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HB1084 Expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. SD - SC15 Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - HJR1006 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB78 Authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - HC1015 Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. SD - SJR1 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - SB86 Place a term limit on the office of poet laureate. SD - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - SB84 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period.