+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1008 S. Wells St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: vice chair + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1202 Repeal certain provisions regarding reckless and unsafe driving. SD - HB1097 Revise certain provisions regulating the investment of unneeded state operating expenses in banks. SD - HB1194 Revise certain provisions regarding the payment for rape and sexual offense examinations. + − Cosponsored Bills (54) 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 - HJR1009 Requesting appropriate action by the Congress, either acting by consent of two-thirds of both houses thereof or, upon the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, calling a constitutional convention therefor to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require, with certain exceptions, that the total of all federal appropriations may not exceed the total of all estimated federal revenues in any fiscal year. SD - SB149 Revise certain provisions relating to the conditional release of persons charged with domestic abuse. SD - SC26 Honoring Coach Gary Munsen for his many successes as the Mitchell Kernels High School basketball coach. SD - SB115 Implement the regulation of insurance coverage for portable electronic devices. SD - HB1198 Revise the definition of firearm to include certain antique, muzzle-loading, and black powder weapons in certain circumstances. 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 - SC23 Honoring and commending the citizens of South Dakota for their exemplary response to the Missouri River Flood of 2011. SD - HC1009 Commending and honoring the 2011 Habitat for Humanity South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1096 Specify the venue for certain appeals involving home-rule municipalities. 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 - SCR3 Designating the month of November as COPD Awareness Month in the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War, on the sixtieth anniversary of the war's end. SD - SB74 Require the direct billing of anatomic pathology services. SD - HB1235 Revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota state flag. SD - SCR5 Supporting and encouraging a 2012 interim study and thorough review of drainage laws in South Dakota. SD - HCR1018 Urging Congress to restore the impact aid program. SD - HC1042 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 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 - SB93 Provide for the withdrawal of referred measures in certain circumstances. SD - SB100 Modify the ethanol production incentive payment to include qualified producers of biobutanol. SD - SB140 Repeal certain provisions regarding glazing material on motorcycle windshields and wind deflectors. SD - SB92 Exempt certain funeral services and expenses from sales and use tax. SD - HB1130 Revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds, to create a county and statewide fund for the purpose of modernizing and preserving records, and to distribute certain revenue. SD - SB189 Provide a designation on certain nondriver identification cards, driver licenses, and permits that the card holders or licensees are honorably discharged veterans. 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 - HB1155 Regulate certain automatic periodic financial transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. SD - HB1123 Establish the state employee work enhancement program to equalize the tuition rates paid by state employees. SD - SB157 Revise certain provisions relating to outdoor advertising signs. 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 - HB1182 Revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. SD - SB70 Revise the procedures for filing referred laws, initiated constitutional amendments, and initiated measures and to revise certain election provisions and campaign finance requirements for referred laws, initiated constitutional amendments, and initiated measures. SD - SCR4 Supporting the concept and further development of South Dakota First, an initiative for success and development. SD - HCR1011 Requesting that a United States Navy submarine be named the USS South Dakota. SD - HB1183 Limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for physical and occupational therapy services. SD - SC29 Recognizing the achievements of the South Dakota State University Women's and Men's Basketball Teams. SD - SB147 Limit compensatory damages in civil actions related to death or injury. SD - HCR1008 Recognizing the week of June 25 through June 29, 2012, as Ag Week in South Dakota. SD - SB160 Revise certain provisions relating to the James River Water Development District. SD - SB64 Revise provisions regulating the perfection of security interest liens filed on-line. SD - SC14 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. SD - HB1052 Grant discretion to the court with regard to personal appearances in certain adoption appearances. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring Darin Peterka of Miller High School for his outstanding athletic performance. SD - SB67 Provide provisions that all documents filed with and maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State may be filed electronically. SD - HB1114 Amend provision limiting the time used to determine if a violation is a third or subsequent offense. SD - HB1247 Revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of persons convicted of a felony or serving time in the state penitentiary. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys' Cross Country Champions. SD - HB1212 Revise certain terms regarding tort liability. 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 - HB1213 Revise certain provisions regarding liability for torts and product identification requirements. SD - SC17 Honoring Amy Shan of Madison as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.