+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 338-8640 Office Address: PO Box 1779 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 + − Committees (4) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member SD - Education Funding Formula Study Title: member SD - Rules Review Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1081 Specify the duration of certain municipal appointments. SD - HC1023 Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1231 Change the rate and manner of calculation of prejudgment and postjudgment interest. + − Cosponsored Bills (50) SD - HB1214 Expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. SD - HB1130 Define certain terms relating to bail bonds. SD - SB128 Provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1219 Amend the benefit allowance exempt from levy in bankruptcy cases. SD - SB108 Repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. SD - HB1092 Revise certain provisions concerning the expungement of arrest records. SD - HC1024 Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HCR1011 Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. SD - SB197 Revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SB147 Revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. SD - SB168 Require that newborns be screened for congenital heart defects. SD - SB171 Establish the crime of aggravated cruelty to dogs, cats, and horses and to provide certain criminal and civil penalties therefor. SD - HB1164 Establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SC22 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - SC5 Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. SD - SCR5 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. SD - SC8 Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. SD - SB70 Improve public safety. SD - SB120 Revise provisions related to consent to sexual activity. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1169 Amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape. SD - HB1150 Amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions concerning the health and educational facilities authority. SD - HB1066 Continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. SD - HB1131 Revise the property exempted from levy in bankruptcy cases. SD - SC14 Honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, 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 - HB1232 Differentiate the penalty for hiring another person to engage in sexual activity based on the age of the victim and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HR1002 Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. SD - HB1171 Exempt certain property from bankruptcy levy. SD - SB158 Provide for the funding of educational programs for children in residential treatment centers, intensive residential treatment centers, or licensed group care centers. SD - SB159 Revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. SD - SB237 Appropriate funds for deposit into the need-based grant fund, to provide for annual funding of the need-based grant fund with a portion of the funds received from the education enhancement trust fund, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB225 Prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HC1017 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. SD - SB173 Provide that a defendant is strictly liable under criminal law for raping certain victims incapable of consenting. SD - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - HB1240 Provide for the practice of cosmetology services in certain venues outside of a licensed salon. SD - SB139 Regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. SD - HB1218 Exempt from sales and use taxes certain computer equipment and software purchased for use in data centers. SD - SB94 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions. SD - HB1090 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. SD - HB1208 Prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1226 Provide remedies for assets omitted from the division of property in the entry of a divorce decree.