+ − 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 - HB1112 Provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks. SD - HJR1002 Making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. + − Cosponsored Bills (91) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1075 Provide for off-road vehicle trails, to establish a fund to create and maintain the trails, and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1082 Allow a law enforcement officer to issue a citation without a notary. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - HCR1001 Recognizing the difference between the taxes and fees levied by the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1214 Require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1203 Provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - HB1196 Revise certain driver licensing provisions. SD - HB1132 Revise certain provisions regarding the titling of motor vehicles, boats, mobile homes, and manufactured homes and the issuance of temporary permits by licensed dealers. SD - SB76 Extend the length of time a local livestock ownership inspection certificate is valid for transportation. SD - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - SB1 Revise certain taxes and fees to fund improvements to public roads and bridges in South Dakota, to increase the maximum speed limit on interstate highways, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1211 Repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. SD - HB1074 Revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. SD - SB75 Revise the effective period of the travel permit for certain livestock used for rodeo purposes and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - SB131 Establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. SD - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - HB1172 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - SB169 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - HB1093 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - HB1121 Authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. SD - HB1161 Limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. SD - HB1122 Authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. SD - HB1095 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. SD - HB1167 Authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - SB146 Authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1120 Revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - HB1146 Limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. SD - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - SB117 Further protect the privacy of certain student information. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - SCR8 Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - HCR1003 Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. SD - HB1182 Limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. SD - SB149 Revise certain provisions regarding the maximum wheel tax that may be imposed by a county. SD - SB152 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - SB150 Require certain motor vehicles to pay an additional registration fee. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions concerning the administration of unlocatable mineral, leasehold, or royalty interests. SD - HB1206 Authorize the concealed carry of pistols on public university campuses under certain circumstances. SD - HB1077 Require parental approval to waive a school counselor privilege regarding a student under sixteen. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - HB1076 Permit the submission of a title insurance policy in lieu of an abstract in certain instances. SD - SB165 Provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. SD - HB1096 Revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - SB188 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - HB1069 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HB1119 Revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. SD - SB158 Expand certain licensing exemptions regarding money lenders and mortgage lenders. SD - HC1036 Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB107 Increase the period an instructor permit is valid and to revise the requirements to upgrade to an operator's licence or a restricted minor's permit. SD - HB1073 Require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1227 Authorize counties to impose sales and use taxes. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1124 Authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. SD - HCR1009 Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity. SD - HC1035 Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HB1173 Revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage. SD - SB151 Revise the distribution of the revenue from petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees.