+ − 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 (14) SD - HB1083 Restrict the term of conservation easements. SD - HB1068 Revise provisions relating to the use of dogs in hunting mountain lions. SD - HB1066 Revise certain provisions restricting the presence of firearms in certain public buildings. SD - HB1116 Permit the holders of grazing and agricultural leases on school and public lands to control access to hunt on those lands. SD - HC1028 Commending and honoring Ann Anderson, fifth grade science teacher at Belle Fourche Middle School. SD - HB1117 Restrict the posting of Gun Free Zone signs in public buildings. SD - HB1228 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol. SD - HB1114 Require the removal of reflector poles along state trunk highways. SD - HB1118 Clarify certain provisions about discharging firearms in safety zones. SD - HB1184 Declare the fourth Saturday in July Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HB1065 Provide for the issuance of a permit to carry a concealed pistol without a fee. SD - HB1211 Establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. SD - HB1138 Deposit money in the permanent school fund for certain school and public lands adjacent to walk-in areas. SD - HB1067 Require students in grades one and two to be tested before being promoted to the next grade. + − Cosponsored Bills (121) SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant 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 - HB1157 Provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 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 - SB82 Revise certain provisions concerning purchases, sales, and contracts made by public officers with the state or its political subdivisions and to revise certain provisions concerning agreements or other transactions of the South Dakota Housing Development Authority. SD - HB1234 Require notice to property owners in certain eminent domain cases. 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 - 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 - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - SB160 Exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. SD - HC1043 Commending Mabel Dubbelde Heinemann on her 100th birthday. SD - HC1022 Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. SD - SB10 Revise certain provisions related to the annual budget report submission. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the killing of mountain lions that threaten personal safety or property. SD - HB1097 Revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. SD - HCR1014 Demanding the end of federal deficit spending, the repayment of national debt, and the beginning of balanced budgets and sound U.S. fiscal policy. SD - HB1209 Provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. SD - HCR1011 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the thirtieth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Taiwan's inclusion in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). SD - HCR1024 Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SB81 Prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HB1242 Revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. SD - SB128 Protect the citizens and businesses of South Dakota regarding speech pertaining to views on sexual orientation and to provide for the defense of such citizens and businesses. 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 - SB75 Prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HCR1020 Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. SD - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. SD - HB1132 Make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. SD - HB1208 Restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. SD - HB1080 Clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. SD - HB1256 Increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SCR2 Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. SD - HB1163 Authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - SC24 Congratulating and honoring Kaydee Lawrence of Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School, Aubree Stevens of Dupree High School, and Shayla Taton of Belle Fourche High School for being finalists in the 2014 Business Plan Competition. SD - SB113 Revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. SD - HB1167 Allow schools to maintain a stock and to administer epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1243 Supplant the Common Core Standards. SD - SB125 Prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. SD - HCR1030 Honoring National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs, South Dakota. 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 - HCR1016 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HCR1029 Honoring World Champion Saddle Bronc Champion Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HB1081 Revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. 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 - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 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 - SB67 Provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. 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 - HCR1009 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HB1219 Require joint municipal and school annual elections. SD - HB1171 Revise provisions relating to trespass associated with hunting, fishing, or trapping. SD - SB165 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - SB11 Require the submission to the Legislature of a financial plan that assesses the long-term financial implications of current and proposed policies, programs, and assumptions. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB136 Ensure available replacement parts and services for consumers of manufactured goods. SD - HCR1008 Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - HB1156 Allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. SD - HCR1021 Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to withdraw certain rules imperiling the South Dakota livestock industry. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - HCR1005 Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - SB66 Provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. SD - SB1 Provide for the selection of the chair and vice chair of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council, to revise the membership of the Executive Board, to provide for the term of each constituted Executive Board, to provide for the year-round governance of the Legislative Research Council by the Executive Board, and to provide for continuity of board membership. 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 - HB1250 Provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 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 - HB1215 Provide for the issuance of free fishing licenses to residents aged eighty-five and older. SD - SB135 Make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. SD - HB1177 Prohibit certain use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices while driving and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1214 Require a study and analysis of the financial, fiscal, and economic impacts of implementation of the Common Core State Standards. SD - SB133 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. SD - SB9 Revise provisions related to the Interim Appropriations Committee. SD - HB1174 Provide a death benefit for certain public safety officers killed in the line of duty. SD - SB86 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - SB130 Reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse if subsequent legislation had the effect of limiting the plaintiff's right to recovery. 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 - HB1187 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - SB144 Provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. SD - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. SD - HB1125 Repeal certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding judicial remedies. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1161 Establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 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 - 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 - HB1075 Provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. SD - SB129 Supplant the Common Core State Standards. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HC1027 Commending several of Lincoln High School's athletic programs whose participants, through hard work and devotion, excelled on the field and in the classroom, never took their eyes off the prize, and as a result, were rewarded with state championships. SD - HB1079 Authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. SD - HB1233 Provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - SB98 Allow certain municipalities to charge a higher occupational tax. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HB1162 Prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB123 Require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. SD - HB1241 Prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.