+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 27507 John Qualm Rd. Platte, SD 57369 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1081 Revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. SD - HB1248 Regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. SD - HB1076 Revise certain requirements relating to party fishing. + − Cosponsored Bills (74) SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - SC12 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox sixth grade boys in winning the Extreme Hoops Tournament. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 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 - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - SB83 Authorize townships and counties to impose real estate transfer fees. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - HC1022 Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. SD - HB1097 Revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 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 - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SC13 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox archery team for winning the South Dakota State Archery Championship. SD - HB1242 Revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. SD - SB73 Allow certain nonresidents to participate in school district elections. 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 - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. SD - HB1132 Make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." SD - HB1261 Authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SCR2 Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. SD - HCR1032 Expressing support for the people of the Red Shirt community on the Pine Ridge Reservation. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HB1228 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB125 Prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. SD - SC28 Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - SB154 Establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. 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 - 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 - SC34 Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. SD - HB1191 Accommodate legislation relating to the alleviation of livestock losses as a result of the late autumn West River blizzard. 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 - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - SC23 Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. SD - SB181 Define vapor products as tobacco products for the purpose of regulating the use of the products by minors and to place certain restrictions on the sale of vapor products. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - HCR1005 Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - SC2 Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. SD - HC1026 Commending and honoring the Community Bank in Avon, South Dakota, for their continued entrepreneurial spirit, hard work, and dedication to the community for the past 100 years. SD - HB1136 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 - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. SD - SB163 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1238 Provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - SB164 Revise the allocation of certain temporary nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. SD - HB1150 Require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. SD - HB1187 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - SB144 Provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. SD - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. SD - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1161 Establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. SD - SCR1 Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HJR1004 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 - HCR1019 Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. SD - SC35 Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art Program. 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 - HJR1005 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. SD - HB1233 Provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HB1162 Prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 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 - HB1240 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1241 Prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.