+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 2516 Clarkway Dr. Sioux Falls, SD 57105 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: member SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - HB1196 Provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. SD - HB1225 Conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. SD - HB1091 Repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (75) SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 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 - HB1052 Revise the allowable ratio of pharmacy technicians to pharmacists. SD - HB1151 Provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. SD - HB1186 Require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. 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 - SB128 Require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. SD - HB1090 Provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 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 - HB1121 Revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. SD - HB1101 Provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - SB77 Require school boards to approve pick-up locations for any open enrolled students who are transported in their resident school districts by receiving school districts. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - SB149 Establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 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 - HB1184 Limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. SD - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1106 Provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. SD - HB1192 Increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - HB1191 Authorize school district boards to provide licensed day care facilities on or off school district property. SD - SCR6 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. 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 - HC1053 Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. SD - SB60 Repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. SD - HB1089 Prohibit political contributions by certain state employees to gubernatorial candidates. SD - HB1131 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 - HCR1010 Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. SD - HB1054 Increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. SD - SC9 Honoring Erin Williams of Watertown, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Daniel Wanous 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 - HC1016 Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. SD - HB1254 Prohibit the use of bisephenol A and cadmium in certain products. SD - SB161 Prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 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 - HB1224 Provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 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 - HB1069 Define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. SD - SB64 Provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1185 Regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. SD - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - HB1122 Restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. SD - SCR7 Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. SD - HCR1006 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 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 - HB1149 Allow legal residents of the United States to obtain a concealed pistol permit. SD - HB1227 Transfer money from the health care trust fund. SD - HB1211 Establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SCR5 Recognizing February 4, 2011, as Wear Red Day and urging citizens of the state to be aware of cardiovascular disease in order to save lives. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. SD - HB1051 Provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. 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 - SB87 Prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HB1045 Authorize dental hygienists to provide preventive and therapeutic services to more persons under certain circumstances. SD - HB1067 Revise the lookback period for the enhancement of penalties for multiple assaults and violations of protection orders. SD - HC1002 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 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 - HB1044 Revise certain water project district voter eligibility provisions. SD - HC1001 Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. SD - HC1007 Commending the South Dakota Dental Association, the Donated Dental Services Program, and the Delta Dental Plan of South Dakota for their care of the elderly and disabled in South Dakota. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HB1105 Restrict political events in the vicinity of certain state-sponsored events. 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.