+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 707 Riverside Dr. Yankton, SD 57078 + − Committees (3) SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - HB1258 Allow for an affirmative defense of driving under the influence of prescription drugs in certain cases. SD - HB1189 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 - HB1139 Limit the fees a government entity may charge a person to provide public documents. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HCR1010 Requesting the Committee on Government Operations and Audit to conduct hearings relating to the operations of the Governor's Office of Economic Development. + − Cosponsored Bills (94) SD - HB1217 Provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. SD - HCR1013 Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. SD - HB1194 Establish certain requirements relating to the crossings of railroad rights-of-way by utilities. 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 - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - SB169 Provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. SD - HB1165 Adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - HC1022 Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - HC1053 Congratulating and recognizing the football team from Arlington High School for their runner-up finish in the 2013 Class 9AA Football Playoffs. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1202 Revise the index factor in the state aid to general education formula. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 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 - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SB156 Revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. SD - HCR1017 Urging Congress, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity. SD - HB1115 Revise the purposes for which the workforce education fund shall be used. SD - HB1261 Authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB122 Provide for certain insurance coverage for the treatment of hearing impairments for persons under the age of nineteen. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions concerning actions prohibited near polling places. SD - HCR1012 Recognizing the honor and remember flag as the designated symbol of South Dakota's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving, or as a result of service, and their families. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HB1186 Establish the elements of the crimes of witness intimidation and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB178 Include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. SD - HB1158 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SC33 Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 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 - SB173 Provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. SD - SB141 Make an appropriation to fund certain scholarship programs and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1188 Revise the manner in which the Governor is to make appointments to legislative vacancies. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HC1058 Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. SD - HB1164 Revise certain provisions regarding school board opening day decision petitions. SD - HB1140 Permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 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 - HB1154 Authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. SD - SC31 Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HC1003 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel award winners. SD - SB68 Adopt the uniform real property electronic recording act, to use an existing funding source to implement the provisions of this Act, and to revise certain provisions concerning electronic recording. SD - HB1063 Revise certain provisions relating to jury selection. SD - SB120 Provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. SD - SC34 Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. SD - HB1062 Provide for historical snowmobile license plates. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB149 Establish a pilot grant program for alternative care programs for adults with substance abuse issues, to provide a report to the Legislature, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - SC23 Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. SD - SC11 Honoring the 2014 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - HC1031 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. SD - HB1216 Compensate school districts for funding shortfalls by increasing the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula over the next three years. SD - HB1069 Revise the maximum redemption fee for property tax deeds. SD - HB1197 Exclude certain maintenance contracts from certain public procurement provisions. SD - HB1136 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 - SCR6 Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. SD - SB163 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB179 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. SD - HB1230 Revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. SD - HB1210 Expand Medicaid eligibility. SD - SB164 Revise the allocation of certain temporary nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. SD - HB1150 Require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - HB1235 Revise the state aid to education formula for school fiscal years 2015 and 2016. SD - HB1198 Revise certain provisions regarding the administration of medical treatment for individuals with mental illness. 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 - SJR3 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HJR1004 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 - HB1180 Provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. SD - HCR1019 Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. SD - SB97 Revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. SD - SC35 Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art Program. SD - HB1229 Provide for the reporting of certain person's names to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1239 Revise the financial eligibility requirements to obtain certain medical assistance. SD - HB1244 Assist certain qualified employees with health insurance and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1172 Require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1207 Repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. SD - HB1226 Create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative term limits. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. SD - HB1252 Improve the work force development in South Dakota. SD - HB1152 Revise certain provisions concerning registration of limited partnerships. SD - HC1054 Congratulating and recognizing Anita Boeck from Arlington High School as the Region 3 volleyball coach of the year. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.