+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: + − Committees (4) SD - Appropriations (House) Title: vice chair SD - Appropriations Title: member SD - Bonding Title: vice chair SD - Executive Board Title: vice chair + − Cosponsored Bills (44) SD - HB1090 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. SD - HB1098 Require the Legislature to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with the four postsecondary technical institutes, and to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with Western Dakota Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute. SD - HB1099 Authorize municipalities to pay for certain services in advance. SD - HB1208 Prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 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 - HC1001 Commending and honoring Specialist James Furry for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. SD - HC1002 Commending and honoring Sergeant Jacob Vissia for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Four Kenneth Schoenfelder for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year. SD - HC1004 Commending and honoring First Lieutenant Cody Becker for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Lieutenant of the Year. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1006 Honoring the City of Whitewood, South Dakota, on its one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary as an incorporated city. SD - HC1011 Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant James D. Volden for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring Senior Airman Jared S. Mengenhausen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. SD - HC1013 Commending and honoring Captain Nicole Franklin for her selection as South Dakota Air National Guard Lieutenant of the Year for 2012. SD - HC1014 Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Thomas N. Tomko for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 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 - 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 - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. SD - HC1024 Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - SB90 Revise the General Appropriations Acts for fiscal years 2012 and 2013. SD - SB111 Amend provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code relating to electronic funds transfers and to declare an emergency. SD - SB112 Repeal the lower rate of tax imposed on income over four hundred million dollars for the bank franchise tax. SD - SB113 Increase the penalties for the failure to timely and accurately pay the bank franchise tax. SD - SB121 Repeal certain provisions relating to the Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation. SD - SB131 Revise the annual budget report. SD - SB142 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving and to prohibit conflicting municipal regulations. SD - SB169 Provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. SD - SB191 Increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. SD - SB200 Revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. SD - SB205 Authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. SD - SB209 Provide safety provisions by requiring registration of certain family day care facilities, to establish notification and reporting requirements for violations, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB231 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - SB239 Repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. SD - SCR3 Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support legislation granting states the authority to require sellers, regardless of nexus, to collect sales and use taxes if certain tax simplification and streamlining thresholds are met by the states. 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 - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 - SC16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. SD - SC22 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013.