+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1008 S. Wells St. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HC1086 Honoring Colton Fryer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for selflessness and good sportsmanship. SD - HB1212 Increase the expense allowances of legislators. SD - HC1087 Commending and honoring Homes Are Possible Inc. for constructing its one hundredth house. SD - HB1150 Amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) SD - HB1243 Protect employees from certain automatic deductions or transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 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 - 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 - SB89 Limit the liability of retail dealers in petroleum products under certain conditions. SD - SB234 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013 to provide funding for the increased costs associated with the Board of Regents employee health insurance and to declare an emergency. SD - HCR1003 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1024 Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 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 - 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 - HB1244 Prohibit the Expansion of Medicaid eligibility. SD - HCR1007 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the twenty-ninth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan). SD - SB92 Provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. SD - HB1153 Exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 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 - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SB147 Revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. SD - HB1164 Establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1098 Require the Legislature to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with the four postsecondary technical institutes, and to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with Western Dakota Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute. SD - HB1223 Establish a task force to study the delivery of services to veterans. SD - HCR1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. SD - SB212 Permit auctioneers to sell certain motor vehicles that have out-of-state titles. SD - SB77 Require that certain information be provided to debtors when entities are collecting certain debts. 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 - SB120 Revise provisions related to consent to sexual activity. SD - HB1169 Amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape. SD - HC1023 Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB169 Provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. SD - SB192 Establish tax incentives for economic development. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions. SD - HB1143 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 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 - HC1066 Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB239 Repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. SD - HB1080 Include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records. SD - HB1242 Make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. SD - SB158 Provide for the funding of educational programs for children in residential treatment centers, intensive residential treatment centers, or licensed group care centers. SD - SB159 Revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. SD - SB155 Establish a local government road improvement grant fund for the purpose of serving new agricultural facilities and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 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 - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding the production incentive payment available to ethanol producers. SD - HB1101 Revise certain provisions relating to public employee grievance procedures. SD - SCR3 Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support legislation granting states the authority to require sellers, regardless of nexus, to collect sales and use taxes if certain tax simplification and streamlining thresholds are met by the states. 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 - 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 - SB139 Regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. SD - HB1218 Exempt from sales and use taxes certain computer equipment and software purchased for use in data centers. SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. SD - HB1142 Promote patient choice in selecting health care providers. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1088 Require the high school activities association to continue to hold state tournaments in certain venues. SD - SC16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools.