+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Education (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (7) SD - HCR1017 Urging Congress, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity. SD - HCR1032 Expressing support for the people of the Red Shirt community on the Pine Ridge Reservation. SD - HB1243 Supplant the Common Core Standards. SD - HCR1021 Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to withdraw certain rules imperiling the South Dakota livestock industry. SD - HB1215 Provide for the issuance of free fishing licenses to residents aged eighty-five and older. SD - HB1214 Require a study and analysis of the financial, fiscal, and economic impacts of implementation of the Common Core State Standards. SD - HCR1031 Urging Congress to provide federal funding in lieu of property taxes on Indian trust lands. + − Cosponsored Bills (83) SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HCR1013 Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - HC1030 Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. SD - SB80 Provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. SD - SB169 Provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. SD - HB1083 Restrict the term of conservation easements. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the killing of mountain lions that threaten personal safety or property. SD - HCR1014 Demanding the end of federal deficit spending, the repayment of national debt, and the beginning of balanced budgets and sound U.S. fiscal policy. SD - HB1068 Revise provisions relating to the use of dogs in hunting mountain lions. SD - HB1209 Provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. SD - HB1259 Specify certain requirements relating to temporary child custody hearings. SD - HCR1024 Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. SD - HB1116 Permit the holders of grazing and agricultural leases on school and public lands to control access to hunt on those lands. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1028 Commending and honoring Ann Anderson, fifth grade science teacher at Belle Fourche Middle School. SD - SB128 Protect the citizens and businesses of South Dakota regarding speech pertaining to views on sexual orientation and to provide for the defense of such citizens and businesses. SD - HCR1020 Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. SD - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. SD - HB1117 Restrict the posting of Gun Free Zone signs in public buildings. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, to revise term limits for legislators. SD - HB1176 Prohibit state participation in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." SD - HB1208 Restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. SD - SCR2 Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. SD - HB1228 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - HCR1030 Honoring National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HCR1016 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HCR1029 Honoring World Champion Saddle Bronc Champion Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HB1114 Require the removal of reflector poles along state trunk highways. SD - HC1058 Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. SD - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. SD - HB1140 Permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - HB1154 Authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. SD - HCR1009 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HB1118 Clarify certain provisions about discharging firearms in safety zones. SD - HB1184 Declare the fourth Saturday in July Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HB1248 Regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. SD - HB1191 Accommodate legislation relating to the alleviation of livestock losses as a result of the late autumn West River blizzard. SD - HCR1008 Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - SC23 Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. SD - HB1224 Create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1065 Provide for the issuance of a permit to carry a concealed pistol without a fee. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - HB1142 Enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1232 Clarify certain provisions relating to the issuance of permits for outdoor advertising signs, displays, or devices. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. SD - SB163 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1177 Prohibit certain use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices while driving and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB133 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. SD - HB1211 Establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. SD - HB1150 Require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. SD - HB1187 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - SB144 Provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. SD - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. SD - HB1138 Deposit money in the permanent school fund for certain school and public lands adjacent to walk-in areas. SD - HB1067 Require students in grades one and two to be tested before being promoted to the next grade. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood. SD - HB1075 Provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. SD - HCR1006 Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. SD - SB129 Supplant the Common Core State Standards. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HC1027 Commending several of Lincoln High School's athletic programs whose participants, through hard work and devotion, excelled on the field and in the classroom, never took their eyes off the prize, and as a result, were rewarded with state championships. SD - HB1172 Require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1061 Honoring Gavin Brucklacher as the recipient of a Prudential Spirit of Community Award for 2014. SD - SC27 Honoring the Guptill Ranch of Haakon County as the 2013 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - HB1233 Provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HCR1027 Commending, honoring, and thanking each of the current and former Congressmen and Congresswomen who have served South Dakota. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.