+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 453 Pierre, SD 57501 + − Committees (2) SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) 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 - HC1029 Commending and honoring Erin Marsh, second and third grade teacher at the Pierre Indian Learning Center. SD - HB1064 Repeal certain obsolete provisions and references concerning weather modification programs. SD - HC1042 Congratulating and honoring the 2014 South Dakota First Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Team "Loading…". + − Cosponsored Bills (48) SD - HB1001 Gradually reduce, over a period of four years, the percentage of capital outlay funds that school districts may use for certain expenses. SD - HB1002 Revise the state aid to general education formula to include an adjustment for certain school districts that increase the length of the school term. SD - HB1003 Revise the definition of the index factor in the state aid to education formula to include a minimum annual percentage increase of two percent. SD - HB1005 Appropriate funding to provide technology-oriented professional development for teachers. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1081 Revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1097 Revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 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 - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 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 - HB1157 Provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. SD - HB1158 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - HB1165 Adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1204 Include certain funds in a school district's local effort for purposes of the state aid to general education formula. SD - HB1205 Create the school district tax revenue fund and to revise the distribution of certain tax revenues to school districts. SD - HB1212 Provide for fair and open competition in certain governmental contracts, to prohibit the inclusion of certain terms in governmental contracts and documents, and to establish a procedure to grant certain exemptions after notice and a public hearing. SD - HB1215 Provide for the issuance of free fishing licenses to residents aged eighty-five and older. SD - HJR1002 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 legislative term limits. SD - HCR1001 Encouraging school districts to build on their individual strengths by working together with other school districts to provide a rich educational opportunity for all students. SD - HCR1002 Recognizing the teacher shortage in this state and the difficulties school districts in South Dakota face in attracting and retaining qualified teachers. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. SD - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1055 Commending and honoring St. Joseph Elementary School in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the killing of mountain lions that threaten personal safety or property. SD - SB80 Provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. SD - SB86 Make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. SD - SB94 Appropriate money in order to fund the fiscal year 2014 health insurance shortfall for Board of Regents employees compensated from tuition, fees, and other funds, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB95 Revise certain vehicle dealer licensing provisions. SD - SB96 Exempt certain purchases for law enforcement, fire protection, and emergency medical and transport services from the general provisions regarding procurement of public safety equipment for the state and its political subdivisions. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - SB143 Provide for a civil remedy for a bad faith assertion of patent infringement. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 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 - SB169 Provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SB173 Provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. SD - SB179 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. SD - SC11 Honoring the 2014 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC28 Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota.