+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 901 N. Duluth Ave. #1 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1182 Limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. SD - HB1175 Prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. + − Cosponsored Bills (90) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1235 Update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. SD - HB1128 Protect certain homestead exemption interests during sale of homestead or separation of owners. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. 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 - SCR7 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 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 - SB72 Provide an exemption from certain excavation requirements in an emergency. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HB1160 Require a defendant to undergo a mental examination prior to any sentence imposed after a defendant is found guilty but mentally ill. SD - HB1159 Permit South Dakotans to express opposition to the death penalty when applying for a state issued identification card. SD - HB1199 Authorize funding for tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB90 Require school districts to provide veterans a preference in employment. SD - SB93 Impose a gross receipts tax on the rental of certain motorcycles in lieu of the excise tax on motor vehicles. 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 - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HB1074 Revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. SD - HB1126 Remove the delivery receipt requirements related to issuing certain life insurance policies. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. 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 - HB1105 Provide for an affidavit creating a rebuttable presumption that a person is not an employee for purposes of workers' compensation and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB184 Prohibit the sale of tax certificates by certain counties. SD - HB1092 Establish the rural school teacher recruitment assistance program, and to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the program. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HB1232 Provide for a determination of the value of small power production facilities. SD - HB1079 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - HB1231 Authorize the forfeiture of any financial benefit or valuables gained from pimping. SD - SB169 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - SB156 Require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. SD - HB1095 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. 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 - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 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 - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1222 Revise certain educational requirements for state-certified residential appraisers and state-certified general appraisers. SD - SC22 Honoring the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their many achievements. SD - HC1018 Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - SB94 Establish a license fee for electric-powered motorcycles. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - HB1114 Require certain school districts to compensate teachers for certain continuing education expenses and for the cost of renewing teachers' certificates. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. SD - HB1221 Authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. SD - HB1129 Revise the property exempt from process in bankruptcy cases. SD - SB121 Prospectively repeal the death penalty. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1162 Enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1103 Revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. SD - SB180 Revise certain provisions regarding the production tax for wind energy facilities and to declare an emergency. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative redistricting. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - HB1163 Reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. SD - HB1193 Lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB126 Revise certain publications date citations for references to the International Building Code and International Property Maintenance Code. SD - SB155 Establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. SD - SB163 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HB1158 Require that a victim's opposition to the death penalty be presented at a presentence hearing. SD - HB1081 Repeal certain provisions regarding county officials and the board of county commissioners. SD - SB102 Revise certain provisions that dedicate property tax revenue for the financing of tax incremental districts. SD - SB147 Expand Medicaid. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HB1084 Expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - HB1073 Require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. SD - HB1138 Revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. SD - HC1017 Honoring Arlington Cardinal football players Brody Gilbertson, Kyle Stegeman, Parker Christesen, Alex Heuer, and Richard Jensen. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - HC1020 Honoring Huron High School Assistant Principal Mike Radke for being named the 2015 South Dakota Assistant Principal of the Year. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. SD - SB144 Establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. SD - HC1019 Honoring Arlington Cardinal volleyball players, seniors Daylee Olson, Josie Parry, Kimberly VanBockern, Nikki Zobel, and Cuinsey Murphy, and junior Bailee Steffensen. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - SB183 Revise the voting requirements regarding the issuance of bonds by public bodies and capital outlay certificates by school districts. SD - HCR1006 To request that a plan be developed for a state ethics commission. SD - HC1031 Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran.