+ − 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 (2) SD - HCR1020 Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. SD - HB1251 Protect the citizens, businesses, clergy, and other persons of South Dakota regarding actions pertaining to views on sexual orientation or preference and to provide for their defense. + − Cosponsored Bills (60) SD - HB1065 Provide for the issuance of a permit to carry a concealed pistol without a fee. SD - HB1066 Revise certain provisions restricting the presence of firearms in certain public buildings. SD - HB1068 Revise provisions relating to the use of dogs in hunting mountain lions. SD - HB1075 Provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. SD - HB1083 Restrict the term of conservation easements. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - HB1138 Deposit money in the permanent school fund for certain school and public lands adjacent to walk-in areas. 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 - HB1176 Prohibit state participation in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. SD - HB1184 Declare the fourth Saturday in July Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1187 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 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 - HB1208 Restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. SD - HB1209 Provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. SD - HB1211 Establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. SD - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 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 - HB1233 Provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. SD - HB1234 Require notice to property owners in certain eminent domain cases. SD - HCR1006 Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. SD - HCR1008 Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. SD - HCR1009 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 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 - HCR1014 Demanding the end of federal deficit spending, the repayment of national debt, and the beginning of balanced budgets and sound U.S. fiscal policy. SD - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. SD - HCR1016 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. SD - HCR1024 Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. SD - HCR1027 Commending, honoring, and thanking each of the current and former Congressmen and Congresswomen who have served South Dakota. SD - HCR1029 Honoring World Champion Saddle Bronc Champion Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HCR1030 Honoring National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HC1020 Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. SD - HC1021 Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 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 - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SB64 Require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. SD - SB66 Provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. SD - SB67 Provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - SB123 Require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. SD - SB128 Protect the citizens and businesses of South Dakota regarding speech pertaining to views on sexual orientation and to provide for the defense of such citizens and businesses. SD - SB129 Supplant the Common Core State Standards. SD - SB133 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions relating to title-based escheatment of abandoned United States savings bonds and the proceeds thereof. SD - SB144 Provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SCR2 Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SC28 Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota.