+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 4605 S. Graceland Ct. Sioux Falls, SD 57106 + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1167 Provide for the taxation of severed mineral interests and to provide for the extinction of de minimis claims through the utilization of tax deeds. SD - HB1166 Restrict, under certain circumstances, the transfer of certain land parcels by the federal government. SD - HB1165 Establish certain legislative findings, to prohibit the enforcement of certain federal health care laws, and to provide a penalty therefor. + − Cosponsored Bills (88) SD - HB1055 Prohibit employers from restricting employees who are volunteer emergency responders in their response to emergencies during working hours. SD - HB1056 Establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. SD - HB1058 Clarify the definition of motor vehicle for the purpose of supplemental automobile liability insurance. SD - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HB1069 Define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. SD - HB1082 Provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. SD - HB1083 Revise certain state education benefits for veterans. SD - HB1086 Require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. SD - HB1088 Make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. SD - HB1093 Revise the criteria used to exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize. SD - HB1134 Provide for certain revisions to the medicaid program. SD - HB1144 Create a statutory lien for certain health care providers. SD - HB1146 Limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for chiropractic services. SD - HB1153 Prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. SD - HB1163 Allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. SD - HB1164 Authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. SD - HB1170 Require schools to provide instruction on certain historical documents and speeches. SD - HB1171 Expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. SD - HB1172 Require the issuance of a request for proposals concerning the administration of the Medicaid program. SD - HB1178 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. SD - HB1180 Revise and repeal certain outdated provisions regarding land surveying. SD - HB1183 Protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - HB1198 Provide for the state and local enforcement of certain federal immigration laws, to criminalize the knowing transportation, concealment, or solicitation of illegal aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1199 Provide for a compact concerning citizenship. 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 - HB1210 Provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. 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 - 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 - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. SD - HB1236 Provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to prohibiting the application of international law, the law of foreign nations, and certain foreign religious or moral codes in the state courts of South Dakota. SD - HCR1002 To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - HCR1007 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 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 - HCR1011 Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 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 - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. SD - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 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 - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 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 - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 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 - HC1028 Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. SD - HC1031 Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. SD - HC1037 Commending and congratulating SaiSai Chen, a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, on her attainment of a perfect score on the SAT Reasoning Test. SD - HC1038 Commending and congratulating Sioux Falls Lincoln High School graduates, Renugan Raidoo and Sarah Swenson, on being named Rhodes Scholars for 2011. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - HC1053 Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. SD - SB72 Revise how certain kindergarten students are counted for the purpose of state aid to education funding, to establish in statute the minimum number of hours required in a school term for grades one through three, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. SD - SB99 Revise the provisions that determine the amount of the motor vehicle registration fees that shall be applied based on the age of the vehicles. SD - SB101 Provide a penalty for denying access to public records. SD - SB125 Revise the time period for computing unemployment insurance employer contribution rates. SD - SB156 Prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - SB176 Provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SCR5 Recognizing February 4, 2011, as Wear Red Day and urging citizens of the state to be aware of cardiovascular disease in order to save lives. SD - SCR7 Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. 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 - SC3 Congratulating and honoring South Dakota's 2010 Milken Educator, Wade Helleson from Sioux Falls. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SC9 Honoring Erin Williams of Watertown, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Daniel Wanous 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 - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. SD - SC14 Honoring the Sioux Falls O'Gorman High School Boys' Basketball Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State Class AA championship season. 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 - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. 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 - SC19 Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.