+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 4908 S Glenview Rd Sioux Falls, SD 57108-4707 + − Committees (4) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Bonding Title: member SD - Executive Board Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. + − Cosponsored Bills (83) SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HCR1007 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. SD - SB193 Authorize counties to issue additional on-sale licenses for certain facilities located on hunting preserves. 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 - SB70 Prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. 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 - 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 - SB128 Require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. SD - HB1090 Provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions concerning the presumption of legitimacy of children born or conceived in wedlock. SD - HB1158 Revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. SD - SB164 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of traffic on municipal streets. SD - SC7 Honoring Dennis Olson of Brandon as the 2010 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. SD - HB1217 Establish certain legislative findings pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to better insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. 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 - HB1101 Provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - SB77 Require school boards to approve pick-up locations for any open enrolled students who are transported in their resident school districts by receiving school districts. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - SB149 Establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 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 - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - SB107 Require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. SD - HB1140 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. SD - SB142 Repeal the requirement that members of certain boards and commissions receive the advice and consent of the Senate. SD - SB88 Revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. SD - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 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 - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 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 - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. SD - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. SD - HB1239 Increase the amount transferred from the health care and education enhancement trust funds. SD - HB1054 Increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. SD - SB124 Authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - SB161 Prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. SD - SB141 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1215 Repeal certain refund provisions of the motor fuel tax for certain nonhighway agricultural use of motor fuels and to provide for the distribution of such motor fuel tax. SD - SB97 Revise the membership of certain local boards of equalization. SD - SB173 Allow specific details of alleged sex crimes against minors be suppressed under certain conditions. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 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 - HB1135 Require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. 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 - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. SD - SB171 Provide for the creation of housing with services establishments for persons with dementia. SD - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - SB176 Provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 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 - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - HC1038 Commending and congratulating Sioux Falls Lincoln High School graduates, Renugan Raidoo and Sarah Swenson, on being named Rhodes Scholars for 2011. SD - SB83 Revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. SD - SC15 Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. SD - HB1207 Allow the consignment or auction of certain out-of-state vehicles and motorcycles. SD - HCR1011 Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 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 - HB1252 Grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures. 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 - SB162 Provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1139 Remove the prohibition against certain appointive officers lobbying after completing their service in state government. SD - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HB1172 Require the issuance of a request for proposals concerning the administration of the Medicaid program. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 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 - HB1183 Protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. SD - SB87 Prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions concerning alcoholic beverage licenses issued at the county fairgrounds. SD - HC1002 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - HC1001 Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 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 - SB59 Revise certain provisions clarifying that counties are not responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads contained in improvement districts. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HB1100 Prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies.