+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1938 Lincoln Ave. Hot Springs, SD 57747 + − Committees (2) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) 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 - HB1133 Revise certain provisions relating to the excusal of a child from school. SD - HB1132 Exempt certain seasonal employees from obtaining a applicator license to apply pesticides. SD - HB1195 Restrict, under certain circumstances, the creation and transfer of conservation easements. + − Cosponsored Bills (92) SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HCR1007 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. SD - HB1048 Provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain civil fines and civil penalties. SD - HB1148 Revise the minimum wage law for certain seasonal employees and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1076 Increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 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 - HB1161 Prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. 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 - 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 - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - SC12 Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. SD - HB1068 Require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 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 - HB1170 Require schools to provide instruction on certain historical documents and speeches. SD - HB1188 Authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. SD - HB1210 Provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. 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 - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. 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 - HB1094 Revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. SD - SB88 Revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. 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 - HB1063 Provide for the deposit in the general fund of the proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 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 - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. SD - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. SD - HB1178 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. SD - SB114 Provide that parties to a divorce or separate maintenance action be restrained from making changes to insurance coverage. SD - HC1014 Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. SD - HB1054 Increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. SD - HB1088 Make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - HB1065 Transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. SD - SB173 Allow specific details of alleged sex crimes against minors be suppressed under certain conditions. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. SD - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 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 - 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 - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - SB172 Reduce the interest rate applied for certain judgements, liens, and damages. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SB109 Authorize the secretary of state to promulgate rules concerning lobbyist registration fees, to impose a penalty for the failure to timely file lobbyist or lobbyist employer reports, and to repeal certain provisions concerning lobbyists who fail to comply with certain requirements. SD - HB1171 Expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. SD - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - SC15 Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. SD - HB1049 Require that funds from the sale of certain estrays and livestock on "hold" status be deposited in the permanent school fund. 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 - HB1046 Revise the composition of the State Brand Board and to provide for its election by district. SD - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - SB80 Apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. SD - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 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 - HC1005 Acknowledging the Bridgewater-Ethan-Emery High School Football Team for winning the State 9AA Football Championship in 2010. SD - HB1147 Revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. SD - HB1111 Revise the amount reverted to the general fund from the financing statement and annual reporting filing fund. 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 - SB95 Provide for the printing of voting rights notices. SD - HB1047 Revise certain prairie dog shooting season provisions. SD - SB181 Increase the length limitation for certain motor vehicles. SD - HB1064 Deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - SB179 Define and prohibit the offenses of juvenile sexting and aggravated juvenile sexting and to provide for certain sanctions and remedies. SD - HB1189 Impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. SD - SB156 Prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB155 Revise the contents of the notice to the county where hospitalization is furnished to indigent persons. 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 - HCR1012 Urging local safety measures relating to horses and other animal entries in parades. 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 - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1021 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. SD - HB1120 Require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests.