+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 47484 Dells Dr. Dell Rapids, SD 57022 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1104 Revise the deadline for withdrawing from a primary election. SD - HC1010 Honoring the 2010 State Champion Dell Rapids High School football team and the students and staff involved in the football program. + − Cosponsored Bills (80) SD - HB1037 Revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 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 - HB1065 Transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. SD - HB1068 Require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. SD - HB1076 Increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. SD - HB1082 Provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. SD - HB1083 Revise certain state education benefits for veterans. SD - HB1084 Require drug screening for county sheriffs. SD - HB1085 Prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. SD - HB1086 Require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. SD - HB1088 Make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. SD - HB1095 Prohibit certain acts of sexual contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1103 Revise certain provisions regarding zero based budgeting requirements. SD - HB1119 Revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. SD - HB1120 Require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. SD - HB1123 Provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. SD - HB1124 Authorize the taking of carp by snagging. SD - HB1141 Establish a date to begin absentee voting and to revise the deadline for the printing of ballots. SD - HB1149 Allow legal residents of the United States to obtain a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1162 Authorize the secretary of state to allow a person in charge of election to use the state system. SD - HB1171 Expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. SD - HB1178 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. SD - HB1180 Revise and repeal certain outdated provisions regarding land surveying. SD - HB1183 Protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - HB1200 Include certain state officials in protections afforded law enforcement and judicial officers. SD - HB1204 Prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. SD - HB1214 Revise the period of time in which a refund of certain commercial motor vehicle license fees may be requested. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 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 - HB1218 Prohibit surrogate mother contracts, to prohibit enforcement of such arrangements, and to establish standards to award custody of children born as a result of such arrangements. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to prohibiting the application of international law, the law of foreign nations, and certain foreign religious or moral codes in the state courts of South Dakota. SD - HCR1002 To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - HCR1008 Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 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 - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1004 Acknowledging the Hanson High School Football Team for winning three consecutive State 9A Football Championships. SD - HC1005 Acknowledging the Bridgewater-Ethan-Emery High School Football Team for winning the State 9AA Football Championship in 2010. SD - HC1006 Acknowledging the Canistota Hawks High School Football Team for winning the State 9B Football Championship in 2010. SD - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota Dental Association, the Donated Dental Services Program, and the Delta Dental Plan of South Dakota for their care of the elderly and disabled in South Dakota. SD - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1011 Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 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 - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. SD - HC1018 Recognizing and congratulating the Garretson High School Girls' Cross Country Team for an outstanding season and for winning the 2010 State Class A Girls' Cross Country Championship. SD - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 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 - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 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 - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. SD - HC1031 Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. 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 - 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 - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - HC1047 Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant Jimmy Weber, United States Air Force, a South Dakota native son, for his tireless efforts in supporting charitable causes in South Dakota, Nebraska, and within the armed forces, all the while serving on active duty in the service of our country. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - HC1051 Commending and honoring Special Warfare Operator Second Class (SO2) Timothy J. Amdahl, United States Navy, a South Dakota native son, for his exemplary performance of duty while in the service of our country. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SB59 Revise certain provisions clarifying that counties are not responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads contained in improvement districts. SD - SB80 Apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. SD - SB95 Provide for the printing of voting rights notices. SD - SB101 Provide a penalty for denying access to public records. SD - SB111 Extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. SD - SB130 Provide a procedure for the Secretary of State to conduct certain local elections when an emergency exists. 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 - 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 - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SC1 Honoring the city of Deadwood on its fiftieth anniversary as a National Historic Landmark. 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 - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.