+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 11919 SD Hwy. 79 Prairie City, SD 57649 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - HB1048 Provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain civil fines and civil penalties. SD - HB1068 Require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. SD - HB1210 Provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. SD - HB1063 Provide for the deposit in the general fund of the proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. SD - HB1065 Transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. SD - HB1049 Require that funds from the sale of certain estrays and livestock on "hold" status be deposited in the permanent school fund. SD - HB1046 Revise the composition of the State Brand Board and to provide for its election by district. SD - HB1047 Revise certain prairie dog shooting season provisions. SD - HB1064 Deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mary Jo May on her participation and achievements in the Washington Internships for Native Students program. + − Cosponsored Bills (122) SD - HB1037 Revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 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 - HB1057 Repeal the provision that requires the county auditor to assist in locating unregistered mobile homes. SD - HB1061 Provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. SD - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HB1069 Define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. SD - HB1072 Provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1073 Authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. SD - HB1074 Revise the allowable time periods for use of nonresident small game hunting licenses. SD - HB1077 Establish performance standards for principals, to require an annual evaluation of principals, and to provide for the development of a model evaluation instrument. SD - HB1082 Provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. SD - HB1083 Revise certain state education benefits for veterans. SD - HB1084 Require drug screening for county sheriffs. SD - HB1085 Prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. SD - HB1086 Require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. SD - HB1088 Make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. SD - HB1091 Repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - HB1095 Prohibit certain acts of sexual contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1097 Provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. SD - HB1111 Revise the amount reverted to the general fund from the financing statement and annual reporting filing fund. SD - HB1114 Revise the conditions under which contracts with local officials are permitted. SD - HB1119 Revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. SD - HB1120 Require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. SD - HB1123 Provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. SD - HB1127 Repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. SD - HB1133 Revise certain provisions relating to the excusal of a child from school. SD - HB1136 Extend the current fee charged for annual report filings for one year. SD - HB1143 Establish special duck hunting seasons for nonresidents. SD - HB1148 Revise the minimum wage law for certain seasonal employees and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1152 Provide for drug testing for certain TANF recipients. SD - HB1153 Prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. SD - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - HB1161 Prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1163 Allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. SD - HB1164 Authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. SD - HB1166 Restrict, under certain circumstances, the transfer of certain land parcels by the federal government. SD - HB1169 Provide for the enlargement of special zoning areas, to revise certain provisions regarding special zoning areas, and to provide for the appointment of special zoning area commissions. SD - HB1171 Expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. SD - HB1176 Prohibit county commissioners from providing health insurance for themselves or other part-time county employees. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. SD - HB1178 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. SD - HB1183 Protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. SD - HB1188 Authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 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 - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. SD - HB1195 Restrict, under certain circumstances, the creation and transfer of conservation easements. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - HB1198 Provide for the state and local enforcement of certain federal immigration laws, to criminalize the knowing transportation, concealment, or solicitation of illegal aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1199 Provide for a compact concerning citizenship. SD - HB1204 Prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. SD - HB1212 Revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. 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 - HB1252 Grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to prohibiting the application of international law, the law of foreign nations, and certain foreign religious or moral codes in the state courts of South Dakota. SD - HCR1002 To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - HCR1007 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. SD - HCR1008 Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. SD - HCR1011 Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 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 - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 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 - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. 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 - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to 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 - HC1053 Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. SD - SB54 Criminalize certain acts exploiting minors and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB55 Allow the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions clarifying that counties are not responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads contained in improvement districts. SD - SB60 Repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. SD - SB63 Repeal certain provisions regarding the reduction in state aid to education based upon the school district's general fund balance. SD - SB65 Allow nonpublic schools accredited by certain accrediting agencies other than the Department of Education to become members of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. 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 - SB73 Establish a preference for veterans and disabled persons when leasing residential property owned by counties. SD - SB75 Revise the requirements for the annual conference held for the directors of equalization. SD - SB80 Apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. SD - SB83 Revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - SB88 Revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident special deer hunting licenses in central South Dakota. SD - SB96 Revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds. SD - SB101 Provide a penalty for denying access to public records. SD - SB102 Repeal an outdated provision regarding the assessment of property for school districts. SD - SB109 Authorize the secretary of state to promulgate rules concerning lobbyist registration fees, to impose a penalty for the failure to timely file lobbyist or lobbyist employer reports, and to repeal certain provisions concerning lobbyists who fail to comply with certain requirements. SD - SB111 Extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. SD - SB112 Repeal the provision that requires county treasurers to collect the oldest delinquent property tax first. SD - SB129 Revise which county employees may assist in the execution of United States passport applications and to declare an emergency. SD - SB131 Clarify certain provisions relating to establishing identity by applicants for certain licenses, permits, and identification cards. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. SD - SB157 Establish an agricultural supplier's lien and to provide for its grant, content, filing, priority, and effect. SD - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - SB180 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 - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 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 - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. SD - SC15 Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - SC20 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.