+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 3205 E Marson Drive Sioux Falls, SD 57103 + − Committees (6) SD - Judiciary (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Bonding Title: member SD - Executive Board Title: member SD - Retirement Laws Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (15) SD - HB1130 Allow certain adult children of overseas citizens to vote in the state. SD - HC1035 Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Dance Team for their 2010 State AA Championship season. SD - HC1036 Honoring and commemorating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team on winning the 2011 State AA Girls Bowling Championship title. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Cheer Squad for their 2010 State AA Championship season. SD - HC1033 Honoring and congratulating the 2010 State AA Girls Basketball Championship team from Sioux Falls Washington High School. SD - HB1131 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - HB1254 Prohibit the use of bisephenol A and cadmium in certain products. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to four-year legislative terms and term limits. SD - HC1026 Commending and honoring the 2010 boys and girls track individual champions of Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance at the 2010 State AA Track Meet. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. SD - HC1032 Congratulating and honoring the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11AA Championship season. SD - HCR1006 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - HB1253 Establish provisions for military and overseas voters. SD - HC1025 Honoring Hannah Gacke, Jared Koch, and Aleksey Voznyuk from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. SD - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota Dental Association, the Donated Dental Services Program, and the Delta Dental Plan of South Dakota for their care of the elderly and disabled in South Dakota. + − Cosponsored Bills (67) SD - HB1054 Increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 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 - HB1151 Provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. SD - HB1155 Revise various trust provisions. SD - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1211 Establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. SD - HB1212 Revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. SD - HB1227 Transfer money from the health care trust fund. SD - HB1236 Provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. 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 - HCR1010 Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. SD - HCR1012 Urging local safety measures relating to horses and other animal entries in parades. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1001 Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. SD - HC1002 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1011 Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 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 - HC1016 Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 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 - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. SD - HC1030 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. 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 - SB80 Apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. SD - SB87 Prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. SD - SB104 Require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying that meets certain requirements. SD - SB105 Require the use of an ignition interlock device in motor vehicles used by certain persons guilty of a second violation of driving under the influence and to provide for certain penalties with regard to ignition interlock devices. SD - SB115 Prohibit the use of certain wireless communication devices while driving. SD - SB117 Provide for certain restrictions for the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - SB118 Expand medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to provide an appropriation therefor. SD - SB128 Require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. SD - SB139 Exempt from state regulation certain medical foster home care for veterans. SD - SB141 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - SB143 Allow artisan distillers and farm wineries to sell certain distilled spirits to wholesalers and retailers. SD - SB161 Prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. SD - SB171 Provide for the creation of housing with services establishments for persons with dementia. 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 - 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 - 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 - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.