+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1618 Downing St. Rapid City, SD 57701 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1173 Establish an education property tax credit program. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions pertaining to snowmobile operation. + − Cosponsored Bills (110) SD - HB1243 Protect employees from certain automatic deductions or transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. SD - SB191 Increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 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 - SCR1 Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. SD - HCR1002 Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. SD - HB1089 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 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 - SB207 Make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. SD - SB108 Repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. SD - HC1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HCR1003 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1147 Transfer the administration and supervision of all trapping statutes and rules to the Department of Agriculture. 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 - HC1027 Honoring Hannah Higdon of Dupree, South Dakota, as a distinguished finalist for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1067 Designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. SD - HB1159 Revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. SD - HB1182 Provide for the licensure and regulation of private detectives. SD - HB1135 Regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. SD - HB1194 Revise the period during which fireworks may be discharged. SD - SB114 Provide a definition of smoking and to permit smoking of hookah or shisha tobacco in certain licensed establishments. SD - HB1065 Allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. SD - HB1203 Allow nonpublic schools to obtain state accreditation without adhering to any Common Core standards. SD - HB1124 Provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. SD - HB1120 Allow regional intergovernmental cooperation for sewer utilities and to provide for the establishment of rates and charges. SD - HB1144 Permit the euthanization of wildlife that have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents. SD - HB1153 Exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 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 - SB141 Revise certain financial assurance provisions relating to mining. SD - SC15 Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 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 - HB1152 Revise certain provisions relating to the administrative office and to the appointment and direction of the executive director of the South Dakota Wheat Utilization, Research and Market Development Commission. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 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 - HB1234 Provide a limited exception to the provisions that exempt sport shooting ranges from the public nuisance laws and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - HB1168 Increase certain levies relating to predator control districts. 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 - HC1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight. 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 - HB1195 Restrict the use of fireworks leaving debris on private property. SD - HB1233 Grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. SD - SB77 Require that certain information be provided to debtors when entities are collecting certain debts. SD - HB1204 Require the Board of Education to obtain legislative approval before adopting any further Common Core standards, and to repeal a provision requiring the board to conduct certain public hearings. SD - SB154 Revise the maximum weight allowed on certain wide-based super single tires. 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 - SCR6 Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). 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 - SB70 Improve public safety. 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 - HB1158 Revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public bodies. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 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 - SB101 Require reporting of the location of certain mine shafts and tunnels. SD - SB169 Provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. SD - SB164 Revise the compensation requirements payable to surface owners for exploration damages and to allow the payments to be made in multiple installments. SD - SB199 Exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. SD - SB238 Appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. SD - SC29 Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. SD - HCR1006 Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. SD - HB1141 Revise certain provisions regarding certain motor vehicle dealer license plates and permits. SD - HB1160 Clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. SD - HB1084 Designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions relating to the checking of traps and removal of caught animals. SD - HB1087 Provide for the creation of school sentinel programs and for the training of school sentinels. SD - SC32 Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. 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 - HB1167 Restructure the policy advisory committee for animal damage control. SD - HC1066 Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1146 Prohibit private trapping by conservation officers and certain Game, Fish and Parks employees. 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 - SB81 Prohibit certain political activity within the Office of the Secretary of State. SD - HC1085 Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. SD - HB1145 Provide that road-killed animals are in the public domain and to provide the means of possession. SD - HB1118 Revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. SD - HB1080 Include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records. 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 - SB80 Reinstate certain provisions repealed in the Eighty-seventh Legislative Session regarding the accounting for federal impact aid. SD - HB1175 Establish sanctions relating to the hiring of illegal aliens. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 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 - SB82 Provide for the nomination of candidates for certain constitutional officers using political party primary elections. SD - SB225 Prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB100 Establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 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 - HB1216 Prohibit computer damage, computer theft, and unauthorized computer access and provide penalties therefor. SD - SB125 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 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 - 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 - SB129 Revise certain provisions that dedicate property tax revenue for the financing of tax incremental districts. SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. SD - SB94 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB160 Require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1199 Prohibit the sharing of patient records in a health information exchange by the state without written authorization from the patient. 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.