+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 27348 461st Ave Chancellor, SD 57015 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: chair SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1115 Exempt certain contracts from the competitive bidding requirements for water user districts. SD - HB1203 Revise auditing requirements for water development districts. + − Cosponsored Bills (46) SD - SCR1 Honoring the University of South Dakota on its one hundred fiftieth anniversary. SD - SC1 Commending and honoring the 2010-2011 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota. 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 - 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 - SB166 Require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of vehicle registration, to provide for a motor vehicle insurance data base, and to provide for the administration thereof. SD - HC1036 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Brent Saucerman for ten years of providing security at the South Dakota Capitol Complex. SD - HB1196 Revise certain provisions concerning lobbyists. SD - SB58 Revise certain provisions concerning elections conducted at voting centers and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1022 Honoring and commemorating Roger Nelson for his life-long commitment to sports in South Dakota. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the retirement of justices and judges. SD - SB124 Revise per student allocation for state aid to education, to revise the property tax levies for the general fund of school districts, and to revise certain provisions concerning state aid and local effort. SD - SC23 Honoring and commending the citizens of South Dakota for their exemplary response to the Missouri River Flood of 2011. SD - HC1009 Commending and honoring the 2011 Habitat for Humanity South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SCR3 Designating the month of November as COPD Awareness Month in the State of South Dakota. SD - SB72 Regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. SD - HB1160 Provide for the award of filing fees as court costs in certain appeals. SD - SCR5 Supporting and encouraging a 2012 interim study and thorough review of drainage laws in South Dakota. SD - HCR1018 Urging Congress to restore the impact aid program. SD - SB143 Increase the number of allowable nonresident waterfowl hunting days. SD - HB1206 Make an appropriation for emergency food assistance grants and to repeal the sales tax on food refund program. SD - SC13 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National Champions. SD - SB100 Modify the ethanol production incentive payment to include qualified producers of biobutanol. SD - SC11 Recognizing the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Office of Legislative Affairs for its assistance to the State Legislature in carrying out the 2011 legislative redistricting process. 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 - HB1229 Exempt certain persons from the requirement to license as a mortgage loan originator. SD - HB1219 Revise certain provisions relating to the process of collecting DNA upon arrest for a qualifying offense. SD - SB157 Revise certain provisions relating to outdoor advertising signs. 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 - SB162 Provide for the designation of certified technology parks. 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 - HB1195 Authorize the collection of fees for certain educational programming and services, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB94 Establish a pilot uninsured motorist identification database program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SCR4 Supporting the concept and further development of South Dakota First, an initiative for success and development. SD - SB123 Revise how the taxes are applied to rural electric companies. SD - HB1222 Limit the authority of South Dakota delegates to an Article V convention to amend the United States Constitution, to prohibit any delegate from exceeding such authority, and to provide certain penalties therefor. SD - HCR1008 Recognizing the week of June 25 through June 29, 2012, as Ag Week in South Dakota. SD - SB103 Revise the procedure for cooperatives giving notice to persons whose records are missing regarding ownership of securities, apportionment of equity interest, money, or property. SD - HB1252 Require the placement of fluorescent orange material on certain big game hunting blinds. SD - HB1204 Clarify certain rules of evidence to determine the value of services for which special damages may be awarded in health care malpractice cases. SD - HB1147 Remove the individual liability of a school board member who authorizes the making of a void contract, check or registered warrant. SD - HB1231 Provide that hydraulic fracturing is an acceptable recovery process in South Dakota. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring Darin Peterka of Miller High School for his outstanding athletic performance. SD - HC1052 Congratulating and honoring the Huron High School Tigers Wrestling Team, its coaches, and student managers for ranking second in the 2012 South Dakota State Class A Wrestling Championship Tournament. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys' Cross Country Champions. 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 - SB173 Provide provisions allowing for the practice of medical-aesthetic services by trained professionals, to provide registration and oversight of such providers, and to provide a penalty therefor.