+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 5909 W. Bristol Dr. Sioux Falls, SD 57106 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (92) 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 - SB132 Provide for the development of a rural 211 system for the purpose of providing access to all South Dakotans who need information about community resources and disaster response resources and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1253 Ensure the rights of gun owners statewide and protect the residents of South Dakota from federal gun regulations. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 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 - SB147 Revise the composition of the governing body of a health maintenance organization. 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 - HB1165 Adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - SC10 Congratulating and honoring Dawn Murphy on being awarded Finance Officer of the Year by the South Dakota Municipal League. SD - HC1043 Commending Mabel Dubbelde Heinemann on her 100th birthday. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the killing of mountain lions that threaten personal safety or property. SD - HB1159 Revise the documentation requirements for designation as a veteran on driver licenses, permits, and nondriver identification cards. 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 - HB1149 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. SD - HB1209 Provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. 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 - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. SD - SB139 Authorize the testing of autonomous cars on the highways of South Dakota. SD - HB1242 Revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. SD - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. SD - HB1132 Make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. SD - HB1208 Restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. SD - SCR2 Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. SD - HB1163 Authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - SB63 Protect the privacy of the records of individual students. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1243 Supplant the Common Core Standards. SD - SB110 Require state employees to make certain payments or contributions for health insurance. SD - SC28 Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 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 - HB1081 Revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. SD - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. SD - SB67 Provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. SD - HB1219 Require joint municipal and school annual elections. SD - HB1248 Regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB136 Ensure available replacement parts and services for consumers of manufactured goods. 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 - HCR1005 Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 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 - SB66 Provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. SD - HB1136 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HB1250 Provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 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 - 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 - SB86 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - HB1220 Appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1211 Establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. SD - SB164 Revise the allocation of certain temporary nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses. 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 - HB1125 Repeal certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding judicial remedies. SD - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1161 Establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HJR1004 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HB1180 Provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. SD - HCR1019 Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. 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 - 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 - SC17 Congratulating and honoring the Tea Weekly and the Lennox Independent writers for receiving numerous first place awards at the South Dakota/North Dakota Newspaper Associations' Convention. 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 - HC1011 Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant Zona Hornstra for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HB1162 Prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB123 Require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. SD - HB1240 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to revenue and expenditure limits for the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1241 Prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. SD - SC9 Congratulating and honoring Mick Nesseim of Tea, South Dakota, for placing first in the Men's Level 2 competition at the Mounted Shooters State Shoot. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.