+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 147 Britton, SD 57430 + − Committees (2) SD - Appropriations (House) Title: member SD - Government Operations and Audit (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1173 Provide authority to establish special purpose districts for county roads. SD - HB1230 Revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. + − Cosponsored Bills (51) SD - HB1007 Revise certain provisions concerning the deposit of forfeited foundation program funds. SD - HB1008 Repeal the foundation program fund. SD - HB1009 Repeal the creation of the commemorative medallion fund. SD - HB1010 Repeal the tree nursery reserve fund. SD - HB1011 Provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. SD - HB1080 Clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1181 Allow for the requirement of a certification of health from an employee of a school. SD - HB1186 Establish the elements of the crimes of witness intimidation and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1188 Revise the manner in which the Governor is to make appointments to legislative vacancies. SD - HB1189 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 - HB1207 Repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. SD - HB1217 Provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. SD - HB1226 Create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. SD - HB1235 Revise the state aid to education formula for school fiscal years 2015 and 2016. SD - HB1239 Revise the financial eligibility requirements to obtain certain medical assistance. SD - HB1242 Revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. SD - HB1256 Increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1260 Extend the time period for a party to object to a written confirmation of certain grain contracts before the written confirmation is sufficient to indicate a contract for sale has been made between the parties. SD - HB1261 Authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1022 Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1030 Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. SD - HC1031 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1058 Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. SD - SB84 Update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. SD - SB117 Establish a county highway capital improvement fund and to levy a capital improvement property tax for county highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. SD - SB156 Revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. SD - SB177 Make an appropriation to provide contingency funds to be made available for unanticipated costs related to medical services and to declare an emergency. SD - SJR3 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - SCR1 Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. SD - SCR3 Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. SD - SCR6 Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. SD - SC4 Honoring Madison Mead of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as Girls State Governor, and Tyson Mitzel of Westport, South Dakota, as 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 - SC21 Honoring and commending Dial-A-Move Relocation Services of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for receiving the 2013 Enterprise Award from the American Moving and Storage Association. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SC23 Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. SD - SC26 Honoring and commending Millicent Atkins for her boundless generosity and selfless nature. SD - SC31 Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC33 Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.