+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 289 Rainbow Ridge Ct. Hill City, SD 57745 + − Committees (4) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: chair SD - State-Tribal Relations Title: member SD - Sales Tax Review Committee Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HB1148 Revise the minimum wage law for certain seasonal employees and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1095 Prohibit certain acts of sexual contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1037 Revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. SD - HB1177 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. + − Cosponsored Bills (115) SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HCR1007 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. SD - HB1048 Provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain civil fines and civil penalties. 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 - 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 - SB111 Extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. SD - SB100 Repeal certain provisions regarding unemployment insurance benefit eligibility of workers attending approved training. SD - HB1157 Revise the rate of the insurance company premium and annuity taxes applied to court appearance bonds and to establish an annual fee for certificate of authority for domestic insurers issuing court appearance bonds. SD - SB144 Establish dates to begin absentee voting for primary and general elections. SD - HB1086 Require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. SD - HB1163 Allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. SD - SB65 Allow nonpublic schools accredited by certain accrediting agencies other than the Department of Education to become members of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - SC12 Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. SD - HB1068 Require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. SD - SB78 Repeal the provision that prohibits the use of federal income tax credits when assessing certain property. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 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 - SB73 Establish a preference for veterans and disabled persons when leasing residential property owned by counties. SD - HB1176 Prohibit county commissioners from providing health insurance for themselves or other part-time county employees. 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 - HB1109 Revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. SD - HB1170 Require schools to provide instruction on certain historical documents and speeches. SD - HB1188 Authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. SD - HCR1001 Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. SD - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - SB177 Increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - SCR1 Honoring pregnancy care centers. SD - HB1071 Revise certain provisions relating to the salaries and per diem of county commissioners. SD - SB101 Provide a penalty for denying access to public records. SD - HB1132 Exempt certain seasonal employees from obtaining a applicator license to apply pesticides. 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 - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 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 - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1169 Provide for the enlargement of special zoning areas, to revise certain provisions regarding special zoning areas, and to provide for the appointment of special zoning area commissions. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - HB1084 Require drug screening for county sheriffs. SD - HB1140 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1192 Increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - SB86 Revise the investment fee rate for certain employers and to declare an emergency. SD - SB88 Revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. SD - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - HB1063 Provide for the deposit in the general fund of the proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 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 - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1061 Provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. SD - HB1136 Extend the current fee charged for annual report filings for one year. 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 - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 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 - HB1153 Prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. SD - SB60 Repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. SD - HB1178 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 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 - SB114 Provide that parties to a divorce or separate maintenance action be restrained from making changes to insurance coverage. 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 - HB1078 Allow municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - HB1083 Revise certain state education benefits for veterans. SD - SB151 Revise the grandfathering provisions and renewal requirements of massage therapy licensure. SD - HB1088 Make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. SD - HB1085 Prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. SD - HB1065 Transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. SD - SB74 Classify certain farm winery land as agricultural. SD - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 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 - HB1069 Define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. SD - HB1135 Require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. SD - SB148 Increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. SD - SB104 Require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying that meets certain requirements. SD - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - SB121 Authorize an alcoholic beverage retail license for certain malt beverage and wine dealers. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1185 Regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SB109 Authorize the secretary of state to promulgate rules concerning lobbyist registration fees, to impose a penalty for the failure to timely file lobbyist or lobbyist employer reports, and to repeal certain provisions concerning lobbyists who fail to comply with certain requirements. SD - HB1199 Provide for a compact concerning citizenship. SD - HB1171 Expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - SB83 Revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. SD - HB1049 Require that funds from the sale of certain estrays and livestock on "hold" status be deposited in the permanent school fund. 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 - HCR1002 To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. SD - HB1164 Authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. 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 - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. SD - SB158 Toll the Department of Environment and Natural Resources administrative rules on underground injection control Class III wells and in situ leach mining until the department obtains primary enforcement authority of the comparable federal programs. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. SD - SB55 Allow the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles. 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 - HB1183 Protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. SD - HB1047 Revise certain prairie dog shooting season provisions. SD - HB1064 Deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HB1144 Create a statutory lien for certain health care providers. 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 - SB156 Prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HC1002 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. SD - HB1152 Provide for drug testing for certain TANF recipients. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - HC1001 Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. SD - HB1146 Limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for chiropractic services. 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 - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mary Jo May on her participation and achievements in the Washington Internships for Native Students program. SD - HB1120 Require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests.