+ − 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 (6) SD - HB1209 Provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. SD - HB1208 Restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. SD - HB1143 Repeal certain provisions regarding unemployment insurance benefit eligibility of workers attending approved training. SD - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. SD - HB1144 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - HB1174 Provide a death benefit for certain public safety officers killed in the line of duty. + − Cosponsored Bills (86) SD - HB1066 Revise certain provisions restricting the presence of firearms in certain public buildings. SD - HB1068 Revise provisions relating to the use of dogs in hunting mountain lions. 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 - HB1083 Restrict the term of conservation easements. SD - HB1092 Require that crematories be under the direction of licensed funeral establishments and funeral directors. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HB1117 Restrict the posting of Gun Free Zone signs in public buildings. SD - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - HB1126 Revise the persons authorized to countersign school board payments. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - HB1138 Deposit money in the permanent school fund for certain school and public lands adjacent to walk-in areas. SD - HB1140 Permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1165 Adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. SD - HB1180 Provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1187 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - HB1212 Provide for fair and open competition in certain governmental contracts, to prohibit the inclusion of certain terms in governmental contracts and documents, and to establish a procedure to grant certain exemptions after notice and a public hearing. SD - HB1214 Require a study and analysis of the financial, fiscal, and economic impacts of implementation of the Common Core State Standards. SD - HB1218 Authorize school districts to use certain tax levies for pension and health insurance purposes. SD - HB1219 Require joint municipal and school annual elections. SD - HB1220 Appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1224 Create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1226 Create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. SD - HB1228 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol. SD - HB1232 Clarify certain provisions relating to the issuance of permits for outdoor advertising signs, displays, or devices. SD - HB1234 Require notice to property owners in certain eminent domain cases. SD - HB1241 Prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. SD - HB1242 Revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. SD - HB1243 Supplant the Common Core Standards. SD - HB1250 Provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 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 - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 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 - 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 - 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 - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. 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 - HCR1019 Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. SD - HCR1020 Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. SD - HCR1021 Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to withdraw certain rules imperiling the South Dakota livestock industry. SD - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. 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 - HCR1026 Urging restoration of funding to the railroad trust fund. SD - HCR1027 Commending, honoring, and thanking each of the current and former Congressmen and Congresswomen who have served South Dakota. 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 - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1043 Commending Mabel Dubbelde Heinemann on her 100th birthday. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SB75 Prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. SD - SB86 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - SB97 Revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. SD - SB100 Provide for the filling of a vacancy if no person is elected to succeed an elected official in municipalities. SD - SB101 Ensure that a teacher may provide instruction in the area of personhood before birth. SD - SB112 Prohibit schools from preventing the instruction of intelligent design. SD - SB115 Provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 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 - 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 - SB124 Revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 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 - SB138 Revise certain provisions relating to title-based escheatment of abandoned United States savings bonds and the proceeds thereof. SD - SB160 Exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 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 - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 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 - SCR3 Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. 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 - SC14 Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. SD - SC15 Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament SD - SC16 Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. SD - SC21 Honoring and commending Dial-A-Move Relocation Services of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for receiving the 2013 Enterprise Award from the American Moving and Storage Association. SD - SC26 Honoring and commending Millicent Atkins for her boundless generosity and selfless nature. SD - SC31 Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC33 Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.