+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 103 Murphy Lane Yankton, SD 57078-1737 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1221 Establish a task force on teen driving safety. SD - HB1220 Permit a nonresident youth to purchase a resident small game hunting license. + − Cosponsored Bills (86) SD - HB1055 Prohibit employers from restricting employees who are volunteer emergency responders in their response to emergencies during working hours. 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 - HB1062 Adopt the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. SD - HB1066 Provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. SD - HB1067 Revise the lookback period for the enhancement of penalties for multiple assaults and violations of protection orders. 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 - HB1082 Provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. SD - HB1085 Prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - HB1095 Prohibit certain acts of sexual contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1111 Revise the amount reverted to the general fund from the financing statement and annual reporting filing fund. SD - HB1120 Require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. SD - HB1136 Extend the current fee charged for annual report filings for one year. SD - HB1144 Create a statutory lien for certain health care providers. 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 - HB1155 Revise various trust provisions. SD - HB1156 Define intentional strangulation as aggravated assault and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1178 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. SD - HB1180 Revise and repeal certain outdated provisions regarding land surveying. SD - HB1183 Protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. SD - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. SD - HB1196 Provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. SD - HB1197 Require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. SD - HB1203 Allow school districts, for a period of two years, to transfer funds from the capital outlay fund to the general fund under certain circumstances. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - HB1236 Provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. SD - HCR1002 To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. SD - HCR1004 Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. SD - HCR1012 Urging local safety measures relating to horses and other animal entries in parades. 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 - HC1008 Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 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 - 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 - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 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 - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 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 - HC1028 Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. SD - HC1030 Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. 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 - HC1043 Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 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 - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 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 - SB72 Revise how certain kindergarten students are counted for the purpose of state aid to education funding, to establish in statute the minimum number of hours required in a school term for grades one through three, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. SD - SB80 Apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. SD - SB84 Revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. SD - SB85 Revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB128 Require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. 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 - 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 - SB180 Impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SCR5 Recognizing February 4, 2011, as Wear Red Day and urging citizens of the state to be aware of cardiovascular disease in order to save lives. 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 - SC13 Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 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 - SC18 Honoring the city of Yankton on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of its establishment as the capital of Dakota Territory. 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.