+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: + − Committees (5) SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: vice chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: vice chair SD - Agricultural Land Assessment Task Force Title: vice chair SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - HB1001 Revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of agricultural land. SD - HB1112 Affect health care. SD - HB1116 Revise the state aid to education formula and to make an appropriation. SD - HB1114 Revise the conditions under which contracts with local officials are permitted. SD - HB1113 Affect medical services. SD - HB1115 Make an appropriation to the Board of Regents for the general operation of the regental system. + − Cosponsored Bills (91) SD - SB72 Revise how certain kindergarten students are counted for the purpose of state aid to education funding, to establish in statute the minimum number of hours required in a school term for grades one through three, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. SD - HB1110 Appropriate funding for the purpose of a one-time increase in state aid to education. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. SD - SB193 Authorize counties to issue additional on-sale licenses for certain facilities located on hunting preserves. SD - SB82 Revise certain provisions regarding the general fund levies of school districts. SD - SB70 Prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. SD - HC1028 Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. SD - HB1103 Revise certain provisions regarding zero based budgeting requirements. SD - HC1042 Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - HC1027 Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. SD - HB1235 Create the Board of Regents performance improvement fund and make an appropriation therefor. 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 - SB75 Revise the requirements for the annual conference held for the directors of equalization. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HB1158 Revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. SD - SB164 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of traffic on municipal streets. 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 - 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 - SCR3 Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to use sound science in making regulatory decisions. SD - HB1187 Provide for an interim study of the exemptions provided for the sales, use, and excise taxes imposed by the state. SD - HB1074 Revise the allowable time periods for use of nonresident small game hunting licenses. SD - HB1236 Provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. SD - HCR1001 Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. SD - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - SC19 Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. SD - SB96 Revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds. SD - SB66 Revise certain provisions regarding land leased by counties. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - SB101 Provide a penalty for denying access to public records. 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 - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 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 - SB146 Require certain notice requirements for retailers that do not have nexus in South Dakota which are selling tangible personal property, services, or products transferred electronically for use in South Dakota. SD - SB150 Provide for entertainment for the good of South Dakota. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions relating to grandparent visitation and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1192 Increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - SB135 Reduce the spending of general funds. 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 - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - SC17 Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. SD - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 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 - HC1053 Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. SD - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. SD - HB1119 Revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. SD - HC1014 Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. SD - HB1002 Revise certain provisions regarding the documentation of data used to make adjustments during the assessment process for factors that affect the capacity of the land to produce agricultural products. SD - SB195 Reiterate, by means of legislative findings, the constitutional relationship of the judicial and legislative branches to the appropriation and budgeting process. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions concerning how motor vehicle license fees are distributed in the unorganized territories of a county. SD - HCR1003 Requesting the Federal Communications Commission to make substantive changes to the National Broadband Plan. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 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 - HB1098 Revise the limitation on the increases and decreases that may be made to the total taxable value of cropland and noncropland. SD - SB147 Expand the application of nexus for the purpose of collecting sales and use taxes owed to the state. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. SD - HC1043 Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. SD - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. SD - SB133 Revise certain provisions related to distribution of funds to sparse school districts. SD - SB129 Revise which county employees may assist in the execution of United States passport applications and to declare an emergency. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - HB1238 Revise who may be issued special alcoholic beverage licenses in conjunction with a special event and to require local governing bodies to establish rules regulating and restricting the operation of special alcoholic beverage licenses. SD - HC1030 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - HB1155 Revise various trust provisions. 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 - HCR1002 To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. SD - HC1040 Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 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 - HB1108 Revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. SD - SB85 Revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. SD - HC1011 Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. SD - SB158 Toll the Department of Environment and Natural Resources administrative rules on underground injection control Class III wells and in situ leach mining until the department obtains primary enforcement authority of the comparable federal programs. SD - HB1057 Repeal the provision that requires the county auditor to assist in locating unregistered mobile homes. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SB134 Reduce state regulations. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 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 - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 11 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to the funding of the Unified Judicial System. SD - HB1143 Establish special duck hunting seasons for nonresidents. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - HC1041 Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - SB136 Enhance certain provider services. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SB93 Authorize an organization to contribute to a political action committee and to set a limit on contributions. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - SB108 Allow for the appointment of an alternate board member for the county legal expense relief board. SD - SB112 Repeal the provision that requires county treasurers to collect the oldest delinquent property tax first.