+ − 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 Bills (4) SD - HB1157 Repeal the Governor's authority to enter the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact on behalf of the state, to repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact, to provide for withdrawal of South Dakota from the compact. SD - HB1227 Revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. SD - HB1242 Revise the general appropriations act for fiscal year 2012. SD - HB1247 Revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of persons convicted of a felony or serving time in the state penitentiary. + − Cosponsored Bills (88) SD - HB1054 Amend certain provisions concerning Worker's Compensation. SD - HB1055 Allow for joint physical custody orders after a court awards joint legal custody if in the best interest of the child. SD - HB1056 Revise certain provisions of the South Dakota Business Corporations Act regarding the issuance of shares and cumulative voting for directors. SD - HB1066 Allow for the cremation of deceased persons who are indigent and the funeral expenses are the financial responsibility of the county. SD - HB1068 Guarantee the right of individuals to secure medical services of their choosing. SD - HB1069 Increase the amount of income and principal of a perpetual fund used to maintain a cemetery. SD - HB1073 Prohibit certain indemnity provisions in motor carrier transportation contracts. SD - HB1094 Require the filing of certain documents relating to the vacation, location, or changing of highways with the register of deeds. SD - HB1095 Revise the procedure for the discharge of civil judgments against a person who has received a discharge of debt pursuant to the United States Code, Title 11. SD - HB1096 Specify the venue for certain appeals involving home-rule municipalities. SD - HB1106 Restore funding for certain salary and expense reimbursement programs relating to veterans' service officers and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1110 Establish an education funding goal for elementary and secondary education in South Dakota. SD - HB1112 Prohibit any person who fails to file certain campaign finance documents to be a candidate for office. SD - HB1113 Prohibit the use of certain public resources to influence the outcome of elections. SD - HB1130 Revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds, to create a county and statewide fund for the purpose of modernizing and preserving records, and to distribute certain revenue. SD - HB1131 Revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public bodies. SD - HB1138 Declare that any person who maintains or provides roll-your-own cigarette machines at retail establishments are cigarette manufacturers. SD - HB1146 Increase the personal property and annuity payments exempt from process, levy, or sale. SD - HB1149 Provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. SD - HB1151 Revise certain provisions regarding the tuition paid by school districts for children in certain group homes or private child-care centers. SD - HB1152 Provide funding to school districts for students with limited English proficiency through the state aid to general education funding formula. SD - HB1153 Revise and clarify certain provisions relating to the revocation of fur dealer licenses. SD - HB1181 Revise certain requirements concerning the qualifications of petition circulators. SD - HB1193 Regulate the sale of dextromethorphan and to provide a penalty thereto. SD - HB1194 Revise certain provisions regarding the payment for rape and sexual offense examinations. SD - HB1198 Revise the definition of firearm to include certain antique, muzzle-loading, and black powder weapons in certain circumstances. SD - HB1208 Establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - HB1212 Revise certain terms regarding tort liability. SD - HB1219 Revise certain provisions relating to the process of collecting DNA upon arrest for a qualifying offense. SD - HB1225 Revise the distribution of earnings from the education enhancement trust fund, and to establish the teacher compensation enhancement program. SD - HB1226 Revise the index factor in the state aid to general education and state aid to special education formulas, and to require the Legislature to estimate general fund revenues for the current fiscal year and the next fiscal year. SD - HB1229 Exempt certain persons from the requirement to license as a mortgage loan originator. SD - HB1231 Provide that hydraulic fracturing is an acceptable recovery process in South Dakota. SD - HB1235 Revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota state flag. SD - HB1263 Provide for mandatory HIV testing for any person convicted of prostitution or solicitation of prostitution and to provide for appropriate utilization of the test results. SD - HB1264 Amend the mandatory reporting requirements regarding child abuse. SD - HB1273 Prohibit the sale of loose leaf incense to minors, to prohibit certain marketing techniques, to regulate the sale of certain types of incense, to provide penalties therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XVII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to corporations. SD - HCR1008 Recognizing the week of June 25 through June 29, 2012, as Ag Week in South Dakota. SD - HCR1011 Requesting that a United States Navy submarine be named the USS South Dakota. SD - HCR1014 Urging the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to reconsider its proposed closure of certain VA facilities in Hot Springs. SD - HC1004 Thanking and commending the Teach for America corps members who live and teach in South Dakota for their tremendous efforts in working to ensure that every child growing up in poverty receives an excellent education. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys' Cross Country Champions. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War, on the sixtieth anniversary of the war's end. SD - HC1019 Recognizing and remembering the Homestead Act. SD - HC1021 Commending and honoring the VFW Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen, and Teachers of the Year award winners of 2012. SD - HC1022 Honoring and commemorating Roger Nelson for his life-long commitment to sports in South Dakota. SD - HC1025 Thanking and commending Sanford Health, the University of South Dakota, and the Matson Halverson Christiansen Hamilton Foundation for their tireless efforts to promote rural economic development in South Dakota by assisting rural South Dakota's nontraditional students as they complete their healthcare degrees through the Prairie Futures initiative. SD - SB58 Revise certain provisions concerning elections conducted at voting centers and to declare an emergency. SD - SB65 Revise the list of products offered to consumers by motor vehicle dealers and sales finance companies. SD - SB68 Provide that no statute of limitations applies to certain rape offenses. SD - SB69 Repeal the sunset provision on certain statutes relating to nursing homes on Indian reservations. SD - SB74 Require the direct billing of anatomic pathology services. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the retirement of justices and judges. SD - SB85 Revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to provide for the distribution of certain funds to school districts. SD - SB94 Establish a pilot uninsured motorist identification database program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB100 Modify the ethanol production incentive payment to include qualified producers of biobutanol. SD - SB107 Revise certain provisions regarding personalized motor vehicle license plates. SD - SB108 Revise the maximum bet limit for Deadwood gaming. SD - SB111 Revise the mining permit fees. SD - SB112 Remove the limitation on the number of retail gaming licenses in Deadwood in which a person may have a financial interest. SD - SB113 Provide for special motor vehicle license plates for recipients of the silver star medal, distinguished service cross, navy cross, air force cross, distinguished flying cross, bronze star medal with valor device, or the bronze star medal. SD - SB119 Revise the Human Relations Act to allow certain discriminatory practices to be investigated by municipalities and counties. SD - SB125 Require certain day care providers to mail notices of noncompliance. SD - SB140 Repeal certain provisions regarding glazing material on motorcycle windshields and wind deflectors. SD - SB141 Revise the legal definition of the term, domestic abuse. SD - SB154 Revise certain statutes pertaining to persons required to report child abuse and neglect. SD - SB163 Provide safety provisions by requiring registration of certain family day care facilities, to establish notification and reporting requirements for violations, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB167 Increase the amount that may be played on a video lottery machine game. SD - SB174 Increase the 911 emergency surcharge, to revise the collection and distribution of the surcharge revenue, to provide for point of sale collection of the prepaid wireless 911 emergency surcharge, and to provide funding for the upgrade of 911 emergency services. SD - SB175 Increase the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment. SD - SB189 Provide a designation on certain nondriver identification cards, driver licenses, and permits that the card holders or licensees are honorably discharged veterans. SD - SCR1 Honoring the University of South Dakota on its one hundred fiftieth anniversary. SD - SCR3 Designating the month of November as COPD Awareness Month in the State of South Dakota. SD - SCR4 Supporting the concept and further development of South Dakota First, an initiative for success and development. SD - SCR5 Supporting and encouraging a 2012 interim study and thorough review of drainage laws in South Dakota. SD - SCR6 Urging the government of Turkey to uphold and safeguard religious and human rights and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. SD - SC1 Commending and honoring the 2010-2011 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers Boys Soccer Team for its 2011 State A Soccer Championship. SD - SC3 Commending and honoring the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers Girls Volleyball Team for its 2011 State A Volleyball Championship. SD - SC7 Honoring Beth Mayrose of Salem, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Jack Gordon 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 - SC10 Congratulating and honoring the South Dakota National Guard, both current members and all those who have served previously, on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the South Dakota National Guard on January 27, 2012. SD - SC13 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National Champions. SD - SC14 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. SD - SC17 Honoring Amy Shan of Madison as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC23 Honoring and commending the citizens of South Dakota for their exemplary response to the Missouri River Flood of 2011. SD - SC26 Honoring Coach Gary Munsen for his many successes as the Mitchell Kernels High School basketball coach. SD - SC29 Recognizing the achievements of the South Dakota State University Women's and Men's Basketball Teams.