+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 13687 387th Ave. Aberdeen, SD 57401-8505 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1052 Revise the allowable ratio of pharmacy technicians to pharmacists. SD - HB1186 Require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. SD - HB1051 Provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. + − Cosponsored Bills (80) SD - HB1056 Establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. SD - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HB1070 Prohibit school districts from employing school counselors who are not certified. SD - HB1077 Establish performance standards for principals, to require an annual evaluation of principals, and to provide for the development of a model evaluation instrument. SD - HB1091 Repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. SD - HB1092 Revise the time frame for conducting hearings to vacate municipal streets or alleys. SD - HB1152 Provide for drug testing for certain TANF recipients. SD - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - HB1161 Prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1188 Authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. SD - HB1191 Authorize school district boards to provide licensed day care facilities on or off school district property. SD - HB1192 Increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - HB1196 Provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1211 Establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. SD - HB1214 Revise the period of time in which a refund of certain commercial motor vehicle license fees may be requested. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HB1219 Extend certain protections against precipitous eviction to certain long-term tenants at will. SD - HB1222 Temporarily increase the state sales and use tax to fund education and other budget needs and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - HB1242 Authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. SD - HCR1001 Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. SD - HCR1006 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - HCR1008 Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. SD - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. SD - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. SD - HC1020 Commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. SD - HC1023 Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. SD - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - HC1025 Honoring Hannah Gacke, Jared Koch, and Aleksey Voznyuk from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. SD - HC1026 Commending and honoring the 2010 boys and girls track individual champions of Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance at the 2010 State AA Track Meet. SD - HC1027 Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. SD - HC1030 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. SD - HC1031 Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. SD - HC1032 Congratulating and honoring the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11AA Championship season. SD - HC1033 Honoring and congratulating the 2010 State AA Girls Basketball Championship team from Sioux Falls Washington High School. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Cheer Squad for their 2010 State AA Championship season. SD - HC1035 Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Dance Team for their 2010 State AA Championship season. SD - HC1037 Commending and congratulating SaiSai Chen, a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, on her attainment of a perfect score on the SAT Reasoning Test. SD - HC1038 Commending and congratulating Sioux Falls Lincoln High School graduates, Renugan Raidoo and Sarah Swenson, on being named Rhodes Scholars for 2011. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. SD - HC1040 Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1041 Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1042 Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - HC1043 Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. SD - HC1044 Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. SD - HC1045 Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. SD - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - HC1048 Endorsing the Read Across America program. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - HC1053 Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. SD - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. SD - SB111 Extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. SD - SB161 Prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. SD - SB162 Provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. SD - SB167 Repeal certain sales and use tax exemptions. SD - SB169 Revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. SD - SB177 Increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SCR6 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - SCR7 Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SC11 Commending and honoring the community of Turton on its one hundred twenty-fifth birthday. SD - SC17 Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.