+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 8556 Heather Dr. Rapid City, SD 57702 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - HB1177 Criminalize the failure to return rented or leased property and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1087 Provide for the creation of school sentinel programs and for the training of school sentinels. SD - HB1232 Differentiate the penalty for hiring another person to engage in sexual activity based on the age of the victim and to provide a penalty therefor. + − Cosponsored Bills (84) SD - HB1214 Expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. SD - SCR1 Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. SD - HCR1002 Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. SD - HB1089 Require statewide livestock ownership inspection. SD - HB1130 Define certain terms relating to bail bonds. SD - SB83 Designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday. SD - HC1063 Recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee. SD - HB1219 Amend the benefit allowance exempt from levy in bankruptcy cases. SD - SB207 Make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. SD - HC1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HC1024 Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HCR1011 Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. SD - HC1019 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. SD - HB1135 Regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. SD - HB1194 Revise the period during which fireworks may be discharged. SD - SB114 Provide a definition of smoking and to permit smoking of hookah or shisha tobacco in certain licensed establishments. SD - HB1203 Allow nonpublic schools to obtain state accreditation without adhering to any Common Core standards. SD - HB1124 Provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. SD - HB1153 Exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. SD - HB1222 Provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB197 Revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. SD - HB1166 Reward teachers in school districts that have a low percentage of graduates in need of remediation upon entering higher education, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1190 Prohibit the State of South Dakota and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing United Nations sponsored environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict the private property rights of the owners of private property. SD - HB1117 Revise the definition of a temporary special events lot for the purposes of vehicle dealer licensing. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SB147 Revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. SD - SB201 Remove the requirement that fluoride be added to municipal water supplies. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - SC5 Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. SD - HB1064 Provide for certain methods of disbursement for school district flexible spending accounts. SD - HC1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight. SD - HB1083 Revise the crime of rustling to include sheep and goats. SD - HB1195 Restrict the use of fireworks leaving debris on private property. SD - HB1233 Grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. SD - HB1204 Require the Board of Education to obtain legislative approval before adopting any further Common Core standards, and to repeal a provision requiring the board to conduct certain public hearings. SD - SCR5 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. SD - SCR6 Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). SD - SC8 Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. SD - SB115 Increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and to create the Nutrient Research Education Council to promote such research. SD - HB1238 Require that health benefit plans provide coverage for MRI and ultrasound screenings for breast cancer in certain instances. SD - SB70 Improve public safety. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HCR1008 Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. SD - SB238 Appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. SD - SC29 Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. SD - HCR1006 Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. SD - HB1084 Designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. SD - HB1086 Revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives. SD - HB1173 Establish an education property tax credit program. SD - HB1131 Revise the property exempted from levy in bankruptcy cases. SD - SC14 Honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HB1157 Increase certain penalties regarding the sale of petroleum products. SD - HB1215 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. SD - HC1066 Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1118 Revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. SD - HB1080 Include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records. SD - SB86 Increase the minimum salary payable to county officials, state's attorneys, and sheriffs. SD - HB1171 Exempt certain property from bankruptcy levy. SD - HB1119 Establish a school-to-work grant program in the Department of Education and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1242 Make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. SD - HB1151 Extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. SD - SB225 Prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HCR1004 Expressing support for the 2013 South Dakota coordinated plan for natural resources conservation. SD - HC1017 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. SD - SB125 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. SD - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - SB227 Revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. SD - SJR3 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. SD - SB99 Revise the term used to refer to the imposition of an additional property tax levy for raising revenue for school districts. SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. SD - SB94 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1239 Appropriate money to the Board of Regents for the purpose of funding increased employee health insurance costs, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions. SD - SB160 Require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1090 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. SD - HB1187 Provide alternative brand inspection procedures for certain rodeo livestock. SD - SB161 Authorize certain persons to perform limited equine dentistry procedures. SD - HB1208 Prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor.