+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 603 2nd Ave. W Flandreau, SD 57028-1016 + − Committees (5) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member SD - Legislative Redistricting Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (10) SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 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 - HB1121 Revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. 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 - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1106 Provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. SD - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1122 Restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. SD - HB1105 Restrict political events in the vicinity of certain state-sponsored events. + − Cosponsored Bills (79) 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 - HB1072 Provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1091 Repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. SD - HB1100 Prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. SD - HB1107 Provide for a process to limit state government spending. SD - HB1123 Provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. SD - HB1135 Require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. SD - HB1146 Limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for chiropractic services. SD - HB1147 Revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. SD - HB1154 Require persons convicted of crimes involving domestic violence to support domestic violence programs. SD - HB1156 Define intentional strangulation as aggravated assault and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. SD - HB1179 Permit local political subdivisions with volunteer advanced life support personnel to establish deferred compensation plans. SD - HB1180 Revise and repeal certain outdated provisions regarding land surveying. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1186 Require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. SD - HB1188 Authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. SD - HB1194 Establish the State of South Dakota endowment fund. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions relating to grandparent visitation and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1211 Establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. SD - HB1220 Permit a nonresident youth to purchase a resident small game hunting license. SD - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - HB1238 Revise who may be issued special alcoholic beverage licenses in conjunction with a special event and to require local governing bodies to establish rules regulating and restricting the operation of special alcoholic beverage licenses. SD - HB1242 Authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. SD - HJR1002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the limitation of expenditures for the State of South Dakota. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 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 - HC1003 Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 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. 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 - HC1012 Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 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 - HC1014 Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. SD - HC1016 Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. SD - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 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 - HC1021 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. SD - HC1028 Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 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 - 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 - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 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 - SB70 Prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. SD - SB76 Exempt certain gift certificates and closed-loop prepaid cards from the unclaimed property provisions. SD - SB106 Provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. SD - SB107 Require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. 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 - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements for changes in zoning requested by landowners. SD - SB132 Provide the right of first refusal to construct and own electric transmission lines to incumbent electric utilities. SD - SB153 Revise fees for resident nurserymen and nursery stock dealers. SD - SB157 Establish an agricultural supplier's lien and to provide for its grant, content, filing, priority, and effect. SD - SB160 Repeal exemptions from sales and use taxes for certain security and commodity brokers. SD - SB164 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of traffic on municipal streets. SD - SB169 Revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. SD - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - SB176 Provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 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 - SC8 Honoring Jeff Heinemeyer of Madison as Municipal Finance Officer of the Year. SD - SC15 Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 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 - SC19 Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.