+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 16692 Antelope Rd. Prairie City, SD 57649 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1098 Authorize extended terms of lease for airport facilities. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions concerning the administration of unlocatable mineral, leasehold, or royalty interests. + − Cosponsored Bills (46) SD - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1093 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1119 Revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. SD - HB1124 Authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1161 Limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HB1183 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol building. SD - HB1198 Require legislative approval for certain academic assessments. SD - HB1211 Repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1223 End the state's involvement with common core state standards and to prohibit the adoption of certain multistate educational standards. SD - HB1224 Provide procedures for issuing driver licenses and nondriver identification cards that do not require certain biometric data and high resolution facial images. SD - HJR1002 Making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HCR1003 Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1015 Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1035 Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB158 Expand certain licensing exemptions regarding money lenders and mortgage lenders. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions relating to moisture and protein content devices and the fee that may be charged for such devices. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles with military speciality plates that are not subject to annual registration fees. SD - SB187 Establish certain rights of parents regarding the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health care of their children and to provide certain penalties for the violation of those rights. SD - SB188 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the mutual benefit between health care sharing and health savings accounts. SD - SCR5 Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SC3 Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Mitchell, Rapid City, School Superintendent; Anita Stugelmeyer, Lemmon, School Business Official; John Decker, Watertown, Elementary School Principal; Brad Seamer, McCook Central, Secondary School Principal; Peggy Diekhoff, Todd County, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox, Curriculum Director; Michelle Powers, Brookings, Director of Special Education; and Rhonda Gross, Arlington, Middle School Principal, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC15 Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row. SD - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - SC29 Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota.