+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 28639 458th Ave. Hurley, SD 57036 + − Committees (2) SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1214 Require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. + − Cosponsored Bills (45) SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1091 Require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1138 Revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. SD - HB1146 Limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HB1172 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - HB1173 Revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. SD - HB1194 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - HB1201 Revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. SD - HJR1002 Making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 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 - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1008 Commending and honoring Emily Hawkes of Madison High School for being selected as South Dakota's Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year for the 2014 cross country season. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1024 Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. SD - HC1025 Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. SD - HC1026 Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - SB95 Revise provisions related to human trafficking. SD - SB96 Revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB111 Repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. SD - SB117 Further protect the privacy of certain student information. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions regarding operation of hog confinement facilities. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - SB188 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 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 - SC26 Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools.