+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 338-8640 Office Address: PO Box 1779 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1122 Define the limitations of interstate compacts relating to the collection of civil fines. + − Cosponsored Bills (50) SD - SB132 Provide for the development of a rural 211 system for the purpose of providing access to all South Dakotans who need information about community resources and disaster response resources and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB74 Provide for the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. SD - HC1020 Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. SD - HC1030 Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. SD - SB80 Provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - HB1178 Revise certain provisions relating to false statements pertaining to aircraft registration and associated penalties. SD - HB1175 Authorize the Board of Regents to expand university facilities at the University of South Dakota, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1040 Honoring the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team for its outstanding athletic performance and 2013 state championship. SD - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. SD - HC1036 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Track 4x200 and the 4x400 meter relay teams from Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performances at the 2013 State AA Track Meet. SD - HC1038 Commending and honoring the 2013 South Dakota Girls AA Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HB1002 Revise the state aid to general education formula to include an adjustment for certain school districts that increase the length of the school term. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1004 Set the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula for school fiscal year 2015. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB102 Provide that, upon completion of certain proceedings, magistrate judges may return or dispose of property taken in as evidence. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1087 Change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. SD - SB111 Revise certain property tax limitations. SD - SB154 Establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. SD - SCR7 Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. SD - HB1182 Provide for the establishment of crossbow hunting seasons during certain archery hunting seasons. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - HB1142 Enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1021 Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. SD - HB1250 Provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. SD - HC1037 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys State AA Track Champions of Washington High School of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HC1041 Honoring Nathan Gerry, Jonah Warwick, Christian Parker, and Michaela Mayer from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2013 Boys and Girls State Class AA Track Meet. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - HC1035 Commending and honoring the 2014 National Merit Semifinalists Jessica Daniels, Angela Liu, Kyle McKee, Zachary Person, Emma Ward, and Tyler Wilson, of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding academic achievements. SD - HB1001 Gradually reduce, over a period of four years, the percentage of capital outlay funds that school districts may use for certain expenses. SD - HB1077 Enact the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act. SD - HB1005 Appropriate funding to provide technology-oriented professional development for teachers. SD - SCR1 Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. SD - HB1003 Revise the definition of the index factor in the state aid to education formula to include a minimum annual percentage increase of two percent. SD - HCR1001 Encouraging school districts to build on their individual strengths by working together with other school districts to provide a rich educational opportunity for all students. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Competitive Dance State AA Champions from Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding performance. SD - HB1131 Clarify that a credit card is not required to establish a revolving credit account. SD - HB1226 Create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. SD - SB117 Establish a county highway capital improvement fund and to levy a capital improvement property tax for county highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HCR1002 Recognizing the teacher shortage in this state and the difficulties school districts in South Dakota face in attracting and retaining qualified teachers. SD - HB1181 Allow for the requirement of a certification of health from an employee of a school. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.