+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 2405 E. 52nd St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Education (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1164 Require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. + − Cosponsored Bills (89) SD - HB1069 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HB1084 Expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - HB1088 Permit procurement of certain disability insurance from a non-admitted insurer. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1091 Require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. SD - HB1092 Establish the rural school teacher recruitment assistance program, and to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the program. SD - HB1096 Revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1100 Clarify how a vacancy on a school board is filled. SD - HB1109 Require the state to pay for the costs of prosecution and defense for certain persons charged with crimes while in state adult correctional facilities. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1117 Provide for the approval of postsecondary courses for certain nonpublic school students and students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HB1118 Provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1121 Authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. SD - HB1122 Authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - HB1124 Authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. SD - HB1126 Remove the delivery receipt requirements related to issuing certain life insurance policies. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - HB1138 Revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. SD - HB1146 Limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1156 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HB1173 Revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HB1182 Limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. SD - HB1206 Authorize the concealed carry of pistols on public university campuses under certain circumstances. SD - HB1214 Require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. SD - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1222 Revise certain educational requirements for state-certified residential appraisers and state-certified general appraisers. SD - HB1230 Affirm the sanctity of human life. SD - HB1232 Provide for a determination of the value of small power production facilities. SD - HB1235 Update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. SD - HJR1001 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. SD - HJR1006 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1021 Honoring the 2014 Lincoln High School students. SD - HC1035 Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SB84 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - SB95 Revise provisions related to human trafficking. SD - SB96 Revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SB102 Revise certain provisions that dedicate property tax revenue for the financing of tax incremental districts. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB110 Revise the authority granted to the Building Authority and to the Board of Regents to construct an information system building on the campus of Dakota State University in Madison. SD - SB114 Encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. SD - SB115 Require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in the state's custody. SD - SB116 Authorize the county coroner to charge a fee for certain autopsy reports. SD - SB117 Further protect the privacy of certain student information. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB154 Require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. SD - SB158 Expand certain licensing exemptions regarding money lenders and mortgage lenders. SD - SB159 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. SD - SB163 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - SB169 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles with military speciality plates that are not subject to annual registration fees. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage. SD - SB183 Revise the voting requirements regarding the issuance of bonds by public bodies and capital outlay certificates by school districts. SD - SB187 Establish certain rights of parents regarding the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health care of their children and to provide certain penalties for the violation of those rights. SD - SB188 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - SJR1 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the mutual benefit between health care sharing and health savings accounts. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SC18 Honoring the memory of Emmett Bendix "Ike" Oleson for his life-long dedication to education. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SC22 Honoring the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their many achievements.