+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 707 Riverside Dr. Yankton, SD 57078 + − Committees (5) SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member SD - Sales Tax Review Committee Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the limitation of expenditures for the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1107 Provide for a process to limit state government spending. SD - HB1202 Require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. + − Cosponsored Bills (87) SD - HB1056 Establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. SD - HB1090 Provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. SD - HB1100 Prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. SD - HB1105 Restrict political events in the vicinity of certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1106 Provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. SD - HB1121 Revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. SD - HB1122 Restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. SD - HB1125 Increase the amount of certain veterans' bonus payments. SD - HB1127 Repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. SD - HB1130 Allow certain adult children of overseas citizens to vote in the state. SD - HB1131 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HB1135 Require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. SD - HB1147 Revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. SD - HB1154 Require persons convicted of crimes involving domestic violence to support domestic violence programs. SD - HB1156 Define intentional strangulation as aggravated assault and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1157 Revise the rate of the insurance company premium and annuity taxes applied to court appearance bonds and to establish an annual fee for certificate of authority for domestic insurers issuing court appearance bonds. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. SD - HB1179 Permit local political subdivisions with volunteer advanced life support personnel to establish deferred compensation plans. SD - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1185 Regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. SD - HB1189 Impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1211 Establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. SD - HB1214 Revise the period of time in which a refund of certain commercial motor vehicle license fees may be requested. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HB1220 Permit a nonresident youth to purchase a resident small game hunting license. SD - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - HB1235 Create the Board of Regents performance improvement fund and make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1242 Authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. SD - HB1253 Establish provisions for military and overseas voters. SD - HCR1003 Requesting the Federal Communications Commission to make substantive changes to the National Broadband Plan. SD - HCR1006 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1001 Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. SD - HC1002 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. SD - HC1014 Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. SD - HC1016 Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. SD - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. SD - HC1020 Commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. SD - HC1023 Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. SD - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - HC1027 Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. SD - HC1028 Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. SD - HC1031 Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. SD - HC1044 Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. SD - HC1045 Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. SD - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. SD - SB66 Revise certain provisions regarding land leased by counties. SD - SB70 Prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. SD - SB76 Exempt certain gift certificates and closed-loop prepaid cards from the unclaimed property provisions. SD - SB87 Prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. SD - SB107 Require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements for changes in zoning requested by landowners. SD - SB119 Revise certain provisions relating to sureties for water user district treasurers. SD - SB120 Revise the amount of compensation that water user district directors may receive. SD - SB122 Revise certain provisions relating to the expenditure of water user district funds. SD - SB124 Authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB126 Stabilize the funding of the state aid to education formula for two years by appropriating money from the education enhancement trust fund and borrowing money from certain school districts, to create the education stabilization fund, and to prohibit school districts from imposing an excess tax levy for two years. SD - SB128 Require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. SD - SB169 Revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SCR6 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - SCR7 Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SC12 Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - SC17 Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. SD - SC18 Honoring the city of Yankton on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of its establishment as the capital of Dakota Territory. SD - SC19 Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.