+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 507 N. Smith St. Clark, SD 57225 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: vice chair + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HB1243 Require that notice be provided before certain drainage activities are undertaken. SD - HB1189 Establish a deadline within each semester after which no student may transfer to a school district other than the resident school district through the enrollment options program. SD - HB1245 Revise certain provisions regarding the suspension of a driver license for certain alcoholic beverage violations. SD - HB1244 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. + − Cosponsored Bills (65) SD - SCR1 Honoring the University of South Dakota on its one hundred fiftieth anniversary. SD - SC1 Commending and honoring the 2010-2011 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota. SD - HB1139 Revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring Spc. Dennis Jensen who was killed on active duty in Afghanistan. SD - HB1176 Authorize certain party hunting methods and practices pertaining to the hunting of big game. SD - HC1040 Posthumously honoring South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Douglas Leigh Nelson, Sr. (HP 110) for his thirty-five and one half years dedicated service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman and a veteran of the U.S. Army. SD - HC1036 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Brent Saucerman for ten years of providing security at the South Dakota Capitol Complex. SD - HCR1012 Directing the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to return a mountain lion carcass or pelt to a certain Harding County resident and to reconsider its policy with respect to possession of mountain lion carcasses and pelts. SD - SB115 Implement the regulation of insurance coverage for portable electronic devices. SD - HB1169 Repeal certain driver licensing documentation requirements. SD - HC1022 Honoring and commemorating Roger Nelson for his life-long commitment to sports in South Dakota. SD - HCR1004 Supporting and encouraging the academic study of the Bible in South Dakota public schools. SD - SB124 Revise per student allocation for state aid to education, to revise the property tax levies for the general fund of school districts, and to revise certain provisions concerning state aid and local effort. SD - SC23 Honoring and commending the citizens of South Dakota for their exemplary response to the Missouri River Flood of 2011. SD - SB61 Exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. SD - HC1064 Commending and honoring Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota, on receiving the designation as a Finalist With Distinction in the first annual Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Program. SD - HCR1013 Directing the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to return a mountain lion carcass or pelt to a certain Butte County resident and to reconsider its policy with respect to possession of mountain lion carcasses and pelts. SD - HB1191 Provide for an interstate compact on public health care, to establish an interstate advisory health care commission, to specify the relationship between the member states and the federal government, and to assert the right to federal funding in lieu of certain federally funded incentives. SD - HCR1006 In opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. SD - SB73 Repeal the provisions regarding the assessment of real property located in a floodplain. SD - HB1187 Exempt health care sharing ministries from the provisions of the health insurance code. SD - HB1235 Revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota state flag. SD - HB1091 Revise the issuance of temporary nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - SB169 Establish the Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force. SD - HC1042 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. SD - HB1082 Provide certain exceptions to Department of Game, Fish and Parks promulgated rules pertaining to the taking of mountain lions. SD - HB1081 Revise certain provisions relating to the killing of any mountain lion to protect human life, livestock, or pets. SD - HC1041 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Jerry Boyer for his thirty-two and one-half years of dedicated service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - HB1071 Increase the benefits that the Insurance Guarantee Association may become obligated to cover for annuities, to provide for retroactive application, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions relating to a perpetrator's knowledge of a rape victim's age or capability to give consent. SD - HB1206 Make an appropriation for emergency food assistance grants and to repeal the sales tax on food refund program. SD - SB60 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. SD - SC13 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National Champions. SD - HB1214 To lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items if certain economic conditions occur. SD - SB92 Exempt certain funeral services and expenses from sales and use tax. SD - HB1092 Authorize the sale of nonresident duck hunting licenses in certain counties. SD - SC11 Recognizing the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Office of Legislative Affairs for its assistance to the State Legislature in carrying out the 2011 legislative redistricting process. SD - SC7 Honoring Beth Mayrose of Salem, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Jack Gordon of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HB1186 Prohibit registered sex offenders from circulating petitions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. SD - SB179 Authorize the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority to make certain loans for certain energy development facilities and to provide appropriations therefor. SD - SC18 Acknowledging the Waverly-South Shore High School Football Team for winning the 2011 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1025 Thanking and commending Sanford Health, the University of South Dakota, and the Matson Halverson Christiansen Hamilton Foundation for their tireless efforts to promote rural economic development in South Dakota by assisting rural South Dakota's nontraditional students as they complete their healthcare degrees through the Prairie Futures initiative. SD - HB1104 Define the responsibility of the Department of Transportation regarding portions of certain intersecting county and township highways located within the right-of-way of the state highway system. SD - SCR4 Supporting the concept and further development of South Dakota First, an initiative for success and development. SD - HB1086 Clarify certain provisions relating to establishing identity by applicants for certain licenses, permits, and identification cards. SD - SB123 Revise how the taxes are applied to rural electric companies. SD - HB1222 Limit the authority of South Dakota delegates to an Article V convention to amend the United States Constitution, to prohibit any delegate from exceeding such authority, and to provide certain penalties therefor. SD - HCR1008 Recognizing the week of June 25 through June 29, 2012, as Ag Week in South Dakota. SD - SC14 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. SD - SB89 Revise certain provisions regarding a municipality's ability to specially assess property for street maintenance. SD - HCR1017 Expressing opposition to a state run health care system that is established or operated contrary to the interests of the people of South Dakota. SD - HB1231 Provide that hydraulic fracturing is an acceptable recovery process in South Dakota. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring Darin Peterka of Miller High School for his outstanding athletic performance. SD - HB1264 Amend the mandatory reporting requirements regarding child abuse. SD - HB1218 Rescind the statute of limitations for any civil cause of action arising out of childhood sexual abuse. SD - SC19 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the 2012 State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament. SD - HB1175 Provide for certain further exemptions from certain childhood immunizations. SD - HB1138 Declare that any person who maintains or provides roll-your-own cigarette machines at retail establishments are cigarette manufacturers. SD - SB62 Allow certain alcoholic beverage licensees to charge a corkage fee for serving wine supplied by customers and to allow customers to remove a partially consumed bottle of wine from certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - HB1254 Revise certain provisions pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. SD - SC10 Congratulating and honoring the South Dakota National Guard, both current members and all those who have served previously, on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the South Dakota National Guard on January 27, 2012. SD - HB1174 Provide for mandatory drug testing for certain TANF and SNAP recipients. SD - SC21 Congratulating and commending Wyatt DeJong of Winner, South Dakota, and the Winner FFA Chapter for his outstanding year as the 2010-2011 National FFA Central Region Vice President. SD - HB1128 Require the Board of Education to conduct public hearings before adopting certain standards. SD - SC17 Honoring Amy Shan of Madison as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.