+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 405 S. Tessa Ave. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Committees (2) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - HC1033 Commending and honoring the West Central High School FFA chapter. SD - HB1232 Provide for a determination of the value of small power production facilities. SD - HB1231 Authorize the forfeiture of any financial benefit or valuables gained from pimping. SD - HB1172 Revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. SD - HC1034 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Band for its accomplishments. SD - HC1009 Commending and honoring Kieron James Murphy for his service to the West Central School District and to the community of Hartford, South Dakota. + − Cosponsored Bills (61) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1115 Increase the maximum property tax levy for the pension fund of a school district. SD - SCR7 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. SD - SB103 Authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - SC24 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Track and Cross Country Teams for their accomplishments. SD - SB122 Revise provisions related to the death penalty. SD - HB1199 Authorize funding for tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - HB1143 Increase the criminal violations that are subject to protection orders. 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 - SB87 Revise the circumstances creating a vacancy in municipal office. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HB1098 Authorize extended terms of lease for airport facilities. SD - HB1139 Revise certain procedures for competitive sealed bids by public purchasing agencies. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions regarding the requirement for performance securities. 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 - 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 - SB88 Authorize emergency appointments to the municipal election board. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - HB1141 Revise and increase the penalty for multiple simple assaults over a ten-year period. SD - HC1018 Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. 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 - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - HB1140 Increase the crimes and lookback period to enhance the penalty for violating a protection order. SD - HB1221 Authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. 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 - HB1117 Provide for the approval of postsecondary courses for certain nonpublic school students and students receiving alternative instruction. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 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 - SB124 Revise the requirements for a petition for a minor boundary change. 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 - HB1218 Create certain funding for education in South Dakota. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - SB155 Establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. SD - SB147 Expand Medicaid. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - SC15 Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. 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 - HB1175 Prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. SD - HB1142 Revise certain provisions pertaining to the age requirements for sex offender registry registration. 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 - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. SD - HC1015 Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. 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 - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 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.