+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1523 West Blvd Rapid City, SD 57701-4551 + − Committees (4) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: vice chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Domestic Abuse Study Title: member SD - Legislative Planning Committee Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1209 Prohibit certain persons who fail to pay certain campaign finance related penalties from running for office. SD - HB1238 Require that health benefit plans provide coverage for MRI and ultrasound screenings for breast cancer in certain instances. + − Cosponsored Bills (51) SD - SB191 Increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. SD - HB1133 Establish an innovation grant program for school districts and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB128 Provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - SB108 Repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. SD - HCR1011 Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. SD - HC1019 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. SD - SB200 Revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. SD - SB165 Provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. SD - SB92 Provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. SD - HB1198 Allow certain opportunity scholarship recipients who graduate early to use the remainder of their scholarship award for graduate studies. SD - HB1224 Allow municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - SB168 Require that newborns be screened for congenital heart defects. SD - HB1164 Establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - SC5 Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. SD - HB1178 Appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. SD - HB1099 Authorize municipalities to pay for certain services in advance. SD - HB1212 Increase the expense allowances of legislators. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. SD - SB235 Create the building South Dakota fund and certain other funds and programs to enhance economic development and education, to make certain deposits and transfers, to make continuous appropriations, to revise certain education funding to support economic development, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SC11 Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football Championship. SD - HB1134 Require legislative approval for the erection, maintenance, and lease of certain buildings by the Board of Regents. SD - SCR5 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. SD - SCR6 Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). SD - SC8 Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. SD - SB70 Improve public safety. SD - SB96 Exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1069 Increase the administrative assessment fee for the guarantee fund. SD - HB1066 Continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. SD - SC4 Honoring and commending the recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts. SD - SB142 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving and to prohibit conflicting municipal regulations. SD - SC32 Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. SD - SC14 Honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley 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 - HB1215 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. SD - HB1232 Differentiate the penalty for hiring another person to engage in sexual activity based on the age of the victim and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1075 Revise the membership of the Legislative Planning Committee. SD - SB239 Repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. SD - HB1118 Revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. SD - SB100 Establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - HC1017 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. SD - SB139 Regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. SD - HB1142 Promote patient choice in selecting health care providers. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1090 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. SD - SC18 Commending and honoring Parker Elementary School for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award. SD - HB1208 Prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor.