+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1227 Provide for an affirmative defense of medical necessity for certain marijauna offenses. SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. + − Cosponsored Bills (81) SD - HB1243 Protect employees from certain automatic deductions or transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. SD - HC1068 Honoring and commending Pace Douglas Clayton for his military service to the United States of America. SD - HCR1002 Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. SD - HC1011 Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant James D. Volden for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1063 Recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee. SD - SB207 Make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. SD - HC1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 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 - HC1086 Honoring Colton Fryer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for selflessness and good sportsmanship. SD - HB1244 Prohibit the Expansion of Medicaid eligibility. SD - SB167 Require governmental bodies to keep minutes of executive or closed sessions and to define what circumstances the minutes be viewed by the public. SD - HB1067 Designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 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 - HB1065 Allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. 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 - SC15 Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1236 Prohibit the recovery of damages in certain wrongful birth and wrongful life civil suits based upon the lost opportunity to terminate the life of an unborn child. SD - SB147 Revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. 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. SD - HC1014 Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Thomas N. Tomko for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 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 - SB91 Reduce the rate for the contractor's excise tax over a period of time and to repeal the contractor's excise tax in three years. SD - HC1006 Honoring the City of Whitewood, South Dakota, on its one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary as an incorporated city. SD - HC1009 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Darren Hall upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - HC1087 Commending and honoring Homes Are Possible Inc. for constructing its one hundredth house. SD - HCR1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. SD - HB1083 Revise the crime of rustling to include sheep and goats. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Four Kenneth Schoenfelder for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year. SD - HB1233 Grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. SD - HC1008 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Lori Olney upon her retirement, for her many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a member of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring Captain Nicole Franklin for her selection as South Dakota Air National Guard Lieutenant of the Year for 2012. SD - HR1001 Endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - SCR5 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 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 - HB1121 Require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. SD - HB1140 Revise the schedule for payment of excise taxes for farm wineries. SD - HC1002 Commending and honoring Sergeant Jacob Vissia for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1010 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Sergeant Doug Sorenson upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1150 Amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders. SD - HB1186 Remove a requirement that certain documents presented for driver licensing purposes be copied and retained. SD - HC1004 Commending and honoring First Lieutenant Cody Becker for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Lieutenant of the Year. SD - HCR1008 Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. SD - HCR1006 Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 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 - SC12 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions. SD - HB1084 Designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. SD - HB1173 Establish an education property tax credit program. SD - HB1132 Include wolves in the definition of predator/varmint. SD - SB79 Deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 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 - 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 - HC1066 Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 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 - SB110 Provide for the release of certain military records of deceased veterans. SD - HB1118 Revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring Senior Airman Jared S. Mengenhausen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. SD - SB177 Limit the authority of certain institutions of higher education to regulate the possession of guns by students on campus. SD - HC1067 Honoring Hartman Katz, Reagan Francom, and Matt Halter of the Huron High School Wrestling Team for participating in the 2013 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. SD - HB1248 Allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 - SB125 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. SD - SC10 Commending and honoring the Warner Monarch Girls Volleyball Team on their 2012 Class B State Championship. SD - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - SB227 Revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. SD - HCR1001 In opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 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 - SB99 Revise the term used to refer to the imposition of an additional property tax levy for raising revenue for school districts. 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 - HB1090 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. SD - HB1199 Prohibit the sharing of patient records in a health information exchange by the state without written authorization from the patient. SD - HB1128 Allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. SD - HC1001 Commending and honoring Specialist James Furry for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. SD - SC16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools.