+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (7) SD - HB1082 Allow a law enforcement officer to issue a citation without a notary. SD - HC1029 Celebrating and honoring the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival on sixty-nine years of existence in the state. SD - HB1127 Exempt the state from daylight savings time. SD - HB1074 Revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. SD - HB1073 Require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. SD - HB1134 Revise certain provisions concerning the expungement of arrest records. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. + − Cosponsored Bills (65) SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - HB1091 Require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. SD - HB1093 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - HB1095 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. SD - HB1096 Revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1103 Revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1117 Provide for the approval of postsecondary courses for certain nonpublic school students and students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1119 Revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - HB1124 Authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - HB1140 Increase the crimes and lookback period to enhance the penalty for violating a protection order. SD - HB1141 Revise and increase the penalty for multiple simple assaults over a ten-year period. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions pertaining to the age requirements for sex offender registry registration. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HB1183 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol building. SD - HB1198 Require legislative approval for certain academic assessments. SD - HB1211 Repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. SD - HB1212 Criminalize abuse of an unborn child. SD - HB1215 Provide for an optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1223 End the state's involvement with common core state standards and to prohibit the adoption of certain multistate educational standards. SD - HCR1003 Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HCR1009 Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1008 Commending and honoring Emily Hawkes of Madison High School for being selected as South Dakota's Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year for the 2014 cross country season. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1015 Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1031 Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. SD - HC1035 Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HC1036 Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - SB78 Authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB112 Revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. SD - SB114 Encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - SB115 Require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in the state's custody. SD - SB116 Authorize the county coroner to charge a fee for certain autopsy reports. SD - SB117 Further protect the privacy of certain student information. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB157 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB165 Provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles with military speciality plates that are not subject to annual registration fees. SD - SB187 Establish certain rights of parents regarding the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health care of their children and to provide certain penalties for the violation of those rights. SD - SB188 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SC8 Honoring the 2015 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC15 Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row.