+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 45708 116th St. Sisseton, SD 57262 + − Committees (3) SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1152 Limit the terms of certain conservation easements. + − Cosponsored Bills (59) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. 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 - HB1214 Require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. SD - HB1199 Authorize funding for tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. 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 - SB184 Prohibit the sale of tax certificates by certain counties. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HCR1008 Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. 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 - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - HC1025 Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. 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 - HB1217 Revise certain provisions regarding the James River Water Development District. 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 - HB1216 Repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. SD - SC29 Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HB1222 Revise certain educational requirements for state-certified residential appraisers and state-certified general appraisers. 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 - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 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 - HB1202 Revise certain provisions regarding renewable, recycled, and conserved energy sources. 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 - SB185 Increase the motor vehicle excise tax rate and to dedicate a portion of the revenue to the local government highway and bridge fund. 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 - HC1026 Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - SCR5 Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. SD - HC1036 Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - SB111 Repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. 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 - HC1024 Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. SD - HB1175 Prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. 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 - HB1124 Authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 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 - 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. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency.