+ − 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: chair + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HC1072 Recognizing Representative Burt Tulson for his personal achievements and congratulating him on his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. SD - HB1246 Authorize certain pesticide applicators to apply pesticide on their own property. SD - HB1245 Provide civil immunity for school board members in certain situations. SD - HB1247 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. + − Cosponsored Bills (90) SD - HB1065 Allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. SD - HB1067 Designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. SD - HB1088 Require the high school activities association to continue to hold state tournaments in certain venues. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1093 Allow the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions and leashed dogs to track and retrieve wounded or presumed dead big game animals. SD - HB1095 Exempt persons that have not been drinking from charges of open container in a motor vehicle. SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions relating to public employee grievance procedures. SD - HB1103 Exempt credit health insurers from certain provisions related to preexisting conditions. SD - HB1118 Revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. SD - HB1121 Require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. SD - HB1128 Allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. SD - HB1129 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 - HB1135 Regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. SD - HB1142 Promote patient choice in selecting health care providers. SD - HB1151 Extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. SD - HB1153 Exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1159 Revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. SD - HB1160 Clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. SD - HB1176 Define truancy. SD - HB1190 Prohibit the State of South Dakota and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing United Nations sponsored environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict the private property rights of the owners of private property. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1194 Revise the period during which fireworks may be discharged. SD - HB1195 Restrict the use of fireworks leaving debris on private property. SD - HB1203 Allow nonpublic schools to obtain state accreditation without adhering to any Common Core standards. SD - HB1204 Require the Board of Education to obtain legislative approval before adopting any further Common Core standards, and to repeal a provision requiring the board to conduct certain public hearings. SD - HB1213 Provide a reduced amount of state aid to education funding to certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred. SD - HB1214 Expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1215 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - HB1222 Provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1230 Provide for the removal of records of a discharged lien from the deed of real property. SD - HB1242 Make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. SD - HB1244 Prohibit the Expansion of Medicaid eligibility. SD - HB1248 Allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia. SD - HR1001 Endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - HR1002 Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. SD - HCR1002 Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. SD - HCR1003 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HCR1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. SD - HCR1006 Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. SD - HCR1008 Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. SD - HCR1011 Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1007 Honoring, commending, and thanking current and past patrolmen, troopers, members, and family members, upon the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the South Dakota Highway Patrol SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. SD - HC1017 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. SD - HC1019 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. SD - HC1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight. SD - HC1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - HC1085 Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. SD - HC1086 Honoring Colton Fryer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for selflessness and good sportsmanship. SD - HC1087 Commending and honoring Homes Are Possible Inc. for constructing its one hundredth house. SD - SB72 Revise certain provisions concerning inspections of food service establishments by the Department of Health. SD - SB83 Designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding the production incentive payment available to ethanol producers. SD - SB89 Limit the liability of retail dealers in petroleum products under certain conditions. SD - SB92 Provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. SD - SB97 Prohibit the publication of certain information pertaining to firearm possession and ownership. SD - SB98 Revise certain statutory immunization exemption requirements. SD - SB125 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. SD - SB132 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - SB139 Regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. SD - SB160 Require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. SD - SB184 Revise the number of ownership acres necessary to qualify for certain big game hunting licenses to be used on a landowner's property. SD - SB187 Allow a school district to opt out of the continuing contract requirements for teachers. SD - SB188 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - SB194 Extend the sunset date for certain expenditures from a school district's capital outlay fund. SD - SB195 Revise the distribution of the wind energy tax. SD - SB199 Exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. SD - SB205 Authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. SD - SB207 Make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. SD - SB227 Revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. SD - SB228 Enhance the Public Utilities Commission. SD - SB233 Create the critical teaching needs scholarship program, to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the scholarships, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB238 Appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the vote required to increase taxes. SD - SJR3 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. SD - SC5 Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. SD - SC8 Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. SD - SC10 Commending and honoring the Warner Monarch Girls Volleyball Team on their 2012 Class B State Championship. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. SD - SC14 Honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley 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 - SC15 Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - SC16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. SD - SC20 Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Gold Team on being champions of the 2012 Boys State Class B Golf Tournament. SD - SC22 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013.