+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Fax: (605) 692-8321 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member + − Cosponsored Bills (72) 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 - HB1058 Clarify the definition of motor vehicle for the purpose of supplemental automobile liability insurance. SD - HB1100 Prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. SD - HB1105 Restrict political events in the vicinity of certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1106 Provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. SD - HB1121 Revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. SD - HB1122 Restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. SD - HB1135 Require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. SD - HB1140 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1144 Create a statutory lien for certain health care providers. SD - HB1159 Create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1209 Provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. SD - HB1212 Revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. 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 - HB1239 Increase the amount transferred from the health care and education enhancement trust funds. SD - HCR1006 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 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 - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1011 Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 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 - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. 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 - HC1025 Honoring Hannah Gacke, Jared Koch, and Aleksey Voznyuk from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. SD - HC1026 Commending and honoring the 2010 boys and girls track individual champions of Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance at the 2010 State AA Track Meet. 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 - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 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 - HC1032 Congratulating and honoring the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11AA Championship season. SD - HC1033 Honoring and congratulating the 2010 State AA Girls Basketball Championship team from Sioux Falls Washington High School. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Cheer Squad for their 2010 State AA Championship season. SD - HC1035 Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Dance Team for their 2010 State AA Championship season. SD - HC1037 Commending and congratulating SaiSai Chen, a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, on her attainment of a perfect score on the SAT Reasoning Test. SD - HC1038 Commending and congratulating Sioux Falls Lincoln High School graduates, Renugan Raidoo and Sarah Swenson, on being named Rhodes Scholars for 2011. 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 - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. SD - SB70 Prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. SD - SB81 Require the Supreme Court to promulgate rules for parenting coordinators. SD - SB94 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to building energy codes. SD - SB101 Provide a penalty for denying access to public records. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events. SD - SB110 Revise certain provisions relating to collateral real estate mortgages. SD - SB132 Provide the right of first refusal to construct and own electric transmission lines to incumbent electric utilities. SD - SB141 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - SB169 Revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. SD - SB170 Amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 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 - SC15 Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 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 - 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.