+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 289 Rainbow Ridge Ct. Hill City, SD 57745 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1097 Revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." + − Cosponsored Bills (99) 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 - 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 - HB1004 Set the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula for school fiscal year 2015. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1076 Revise certain requirements relating to party fishing. SD - HB1078 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - HB1079 Authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. SD - HB1092 Require that crematories be under the direction of licensed funeral establishments and funeral directors. SD - HB1093 Prohibit public schools from starting a school term before the last Monday in August. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 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 - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - HB1123 Allow alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time if specific conditions are met. SD - HB1125 Repeal certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding judicial remedies. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - HB1133 Repeal or revise certain provisions concerning townships. SD - HB1140 Permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 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 - 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 - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1156 Allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. SD - HB1161 Establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 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 - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1194 Establish certain requirements relating to the crossings of railroad rights-of-way by utilities. SD - HB1208 Restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. SD - HB1209 Provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. SD - HB1211 Establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. SD - HB1221 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. SD - HB1233 Provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. SD - HB1238 Provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. SD - HB1248 Regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. SD - HB1249 Revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood. 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 - 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, to revise term limits for legislators. 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 - HJR1005 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 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 - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HCR1005 Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - HCR1006 Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 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 - HCR1009 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HCR1013 Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. SD - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. SD - HCR1016 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HCR1023 Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. 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 - HCR1029 Honoring World Champion Saddle Bronc Champion Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HCR1030 Honoring National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs, South Dakota. SD - HCR1032 Expressing support for the people of the Red Shirt community on the Pine Ridge Reservation. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1009 Commending and honoring Staff Sergeant Sam Schaefers for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring Specialist Dalton Deboer for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. SD - HC1022 Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. 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 - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1058 Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. SD - SB66 Provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. 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 - SB75 Prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. SD - SB81 Prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. SD - SB93 Define liquid natural gas, to revise certain provisions regarding the collection of the motor fuel tax, and to apply motor fuel tax to all fuels used to propel a motor vehicle. SD - SB95 Revise certain vehicle dealer licensing provisions. SD - SB98 Allow certain municipalities to charge a higher occupational tax. SD - SB103 Establish certain civil penalties for tampering or removing any highway marker, sign, or control device and to distribute the revenue from such civil penalties. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 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 - SB125 Prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. SD - SB135 Make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB151 Revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. SD - SB160 Exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. SD - SB161 Revise certain provisions relating to notice provided by mineral developers. 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 - SB170 Revise the structure for compensating surface owners for losses due to mineral development. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 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 - 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 - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. SD - SC9 Congratulating and honoring Mick Nesseim of Tea, South Dakota, for placing first in the Men's Level 2 competition at the Mounted Shooters State Shoot. SD - SC10 Congratulating and honoring Dawn Murphy on being awarded Finance Officer of the Year by the South Dakota Municipal League. SD - SC17 Congratulating and honoring the Tea Weekly and the Lennox Independent writers for receiving numerous first place awards at the South Dakota/North Dakota Newspaper Associations' Convention. SD - SC28 Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota.