+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1938 Lincoln Ave. Hot Springs, SD 57747 + − Committees (2) SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - HB1129 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 - HB1010 Provide for exceptions from certain misdemeanor offenses relating to possession of handguns. SD - HB1186 Remove a requirement that certain documents presented for driver licensing purposes be copied and retained. SD - HB1200 Require a school board to conduct a public hearing on certain proposals which will obligate the school district for future payments. SD - HB1199 Prohibit the sharing of patient records in a health information exchange by the state without written authorization from the patient. SD - HB1128 Allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) 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 - HB1130 Define certain terms relating to bail bonds. SD - HC1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 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 - HB1192 Provide a durable power of attorney form for health care decisions. SD - HB1067 Designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. SD - HB1159 Revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. SD - HB1222 Provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB98 Revise certain statutory immunization exemption requirements. SD - SC20 Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Gold Team on being champions of the 2012 Boys State Class B Golf Tournament. SD - HB1190 Prohibit the State of South Dakota and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing United Nations sponsored environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict the private property rights of the owners of private property. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SB201 Remove the requirement that fluoride be added to municipal water supplies. 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 - SB91 Reduce the rate for the contractor's excise tax over a period of time and to repeal the contractor's excise tax in three years. SD - HB1064 Provide for certain methods of disbursement for school district flexible spending accounts. SD - HC1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight. SD - HC1009 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Darren Hall upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - HCR1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. SD - HB1083 Revise the crime of rustling to include sheep and goats. SD - HC1008 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Lori Olney upon her retirement, for her many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a member of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 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 - HB1121 Require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. SD - HB1220 Permit the use of golf carts under certain circumstances within state parks or recreation areas. SD - HC1010 Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Sergeant Doug Sorenson upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. SD - HB1095 Exempt persons that have not been drinking from charges of open container in a motor vehicle. SD - HCR1008 Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. SD - SB169 Provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. SD - SB199 Exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions concerning the health and educational facilities authority. SD - SB74 Require the forfeiture of preference points for certain hunting licenses upon conviction of unlawfully killing, destroying, taking, or possessing trophy animals. SD - HCR1006 Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. SD - HC1007 Honoring, commending, and thanking current and past patrolmen, troopers, members, and family members, upon the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the South Dakota Highway Patrol SD - HB1160 Clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. SD - HB1132 Include wolves in the definition of predator/varmint. SD - HB1131 Revise the property exempted from levy in bankruptcy cases. SD - SB79 Deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. SD - HB1123 Increase the surcharge on certain hunting licenses for predator control purposes, approve temporary funding provisions relating to predator control, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HR1002 Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. SD - HB1122 Revise certain requirements relating to health insurance plans for county officers and employees. SD - HC1085 Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. SD - HB1171 Exempt certain property from bankruptcy levy. SD - HC1021 Honoring and commemorating the fifty-fifth anniversary in 2013 of the annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. SD - SB177 Limit the authority of certain institutions of higher education to regulate the possession of guns by students on campus. SD - SB80 Reinstate certain provisions repealed in the Eighty-seventh Legislative Session regarding the accounting for federal impact aid. SD - HB1175 Establish sanctions relating to the hiring of illegal aliens. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 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 - HB1216 Prohibit computer damage, computer theft, and unauthorized computer access and provide penalties therefor. SD - SB125 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. SD - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - SB139 Regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. SD - SC3 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. SD - SB97 Prohibit the publication of certain information pertaining to firearm possession and ownership. SD - HB1226 Provide remedies for assets omitted from the division of property in the entry of a divorce decree.