+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 338-5934 Office Address: 810 W. 6th Street Sioux Falls, SD 57104-2904 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Cosponsored Bills (66) SD - HB1217 Provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. 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 - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - SB5 Permit the court reciprocal discretion to hear certain petitions for protection orders due to domestic abuse and for protection orders due to stalking or physical injury. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 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 - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - SB7 Modify the persons eligible for protection from domestic abuse and to revise certain terminology. SD - SJR1 Making formal application to Congress to lawfully recognize the ratification of the 26th amendment of the United States Constitution, which ensures the right to vote to all citizens over the age of eighteen. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1040 Honoring the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team for its outstanding athletic performance and 2013 state championship. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - HC1036 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Track 4x200 and the 4x400 meter relay teams from Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performances at the 2013 State AA Track Meet. SD - SB156 Revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. SD - HC1038 Commending and honoring the 2013 South Dakota Girls AA Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HB1080 Clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. SD - HB1256 Increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HB1260 Extend the time period for a party to object to a written confirmation of certain grain contracts before the written confirmation is sufficient to indicate a contract for sale has been made between the parties. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB178 Include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HC1058 Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. SD - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. SD - SB154 Establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. 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. SD - SC23 Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. SD - HB1224 Create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1031 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SCR6 Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. SD - SB163 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB179 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. SD - HB1078 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - HC1037 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys State AA Track Champions of Washington High School of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HC1041 Honoring Nathan Gerry, Jonah Warwick, Christian Parker, and Michaela Mayer from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2013 Boys and Girls State Class AA Track Meet. SD - HC1035 Commending and honoring the 2014 National Merit Semifinalists Jessica Daniels, Angela Liu, Kyle McKee, Zachary Person, Emma Ward, and Tyler Wilson, of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding academic achievements. SD - SB130 Reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse if subsequent legislation had the effect of limiting the plaintiff's right to recovery. SD - SB6 Establish the crime of committing certain acts of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child. SD - HB1210 Expand Medicaid eligibility. SD - SB3 Provide for continuity in the judicial review of certain lawsuits, complaints, and petitions between parties to a petition for certain protection orders. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 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 - SB2 Provide for the delayed arrest, under certain circumstances, in regard to certain outstanding warrants for victims of domestic abuse with minor children. SD - SCR1 Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. SD - SJR3 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - HB1096 Revise certain provisions regarding the challenging of certain election petitions. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1079 Authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Competitive Dance State AA Champions from Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding performance. SD - HB1172 Require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1207 Repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. SD - SB4 Ensure notice to the respondent and opportunity for the respondent to be heard prior to enforcement of certain foreign domestic protection orders. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HB1226 Create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.