+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1813 Abbey Rd. Pierre, SD 57501 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: chair SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HB1091 Allow municipalities and counties to adopt a property maintenance code. SD - HB1123 Allow alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time if specific conditions are met. SD - HC1055 Commending and honoring St. Joseph Elementary School in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. + − Cosponsored Bills (61) SD - HB1081 Revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. SD - HB1087 Change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. SD - HB1088 Repeal the reduction in general state aid for funds received from the gaming commission fund. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1096 Revise certain provisions regarding the challenging of certain election petitions. SD - HB1102 Authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - HB1133 Repeal or revise certain provisions concerning townships. SD - HB1136 Limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. SD - HB1137 Revise the title of the task force responsible for implementing and overseeing the assessment of agricultural land and to assign the task force certain other oversight responsibilities. SD - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1156 Allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. SD - HB1161 Establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. SD - HB1162 Prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1184 Declare the fourth Saturday in July Day of the American Cowboy. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1211 Establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. SD - HB1225 Establish a special order shipping license and to provide for the direct shipment of wine to consumers. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HCR1004 Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. SD - HCR1011 Endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the thirtieth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Taiwan's inclusion in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. SD - HCR1019 Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1029 Commending and honoring Erin Marsh, second and third grade teacher at the Pierre Indian Learning Center. 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 - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1042 Congratulating and honoring the 2014 South Dakota First Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Team "Loading…". SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SB69 Revise certain provisions regarding good cause for voluntarily leaving employment. SD - SB75 Prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. SD - SB80 Provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. SD - SB92 Require nondiscriminatory pricing between malt beverage suppliers and malt beverage wholesalers. SD - SB103 Establish certain civil penalties for tampering or removing any highway marker, sign, or control device and to distribute the revenue from such civil penalties. SD - SB113 Revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - SB115 Provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. SD - SB120 Provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB143 Provide for a civil remedy for a bad faith assertion of patent infringement. SD - SB144 Provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. SD - SB165 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - SB169 Provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SB180 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. 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 - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 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 - SC11 Honoring the 2014 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association.