+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1813 Abbey Rd. Pierre, SD 57501 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: chair SD - Retirement Laws (House) Title: vice chair SD - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - HB1177 Remove certain exceptions to campaign finance report filings. SD - HB1123 Authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. SD - HB1162 Enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. SD - HB1084 Expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. SD - HB1181 Authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. SD - HC1030 Honoring Sheriff Mike Leidholt for his years of dedication, exemplary service, and service as President of the National Sheriffs' Association. + − Cosponsored Bills (63) SD - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1235 Update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. SD - HB1075 Provide for off-road vehicle trails, to establish a fund to create and maintain the trails, and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB166 Revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - SB72 Provide an exemption from certain excavation requirements in an emergency. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - HCR1001 Recognizing the difference between the taxes and fees levied by the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1109 Require the state to pay for the costs of prosecution and defense for certain persons charged with crimes while in state adult correctional facilities. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - HB1203 Provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. SD - SB80 Increase the selling price of a towed vehicle that exempts the seller of the vehicle from certain vehicle dealer licensing requirements. SD - HB1180 Revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. SD - HB1156 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1003 Repeal the alcohol wholesaler tax and to increase the occupational tax on certain alcoholic beverages. 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 - HB1090 Prohibit a person from serving as a member of a consumers power district board of directors in certain cases. SD - HB1126 Remove the delivery receipt requirements related to issuing certain life insurance policies. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1105 Provide for an affidavit creating a rebuttable presumption that a person is not an employee for purposes of workers' compensation and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB139 Authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - HB1095 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. SD - SC11 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - HB1066 Clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1120 Revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1001 Establish a wine direct shipment license and wine carrier license to enable the direct shipments of certain wine in South Dakota. SD - HB1088 Permit procurement of certain disability insurance from a non-admitted insurer. SD - HB1070 Require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. SD - SC9 Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HB1136 Revise certain provisions concerning the administration of unlocatable mineral, leasehold, or royalty interests. SD - HB1113 Repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. SD - HB1206 Authorize the concealed carry of pistols on public university campuses under certain circumstances. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SCR2 Endorsing the thirty-first anniversary of sister state relations with the Republic of China (Taiwan), Taiwan's inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - HB1096 Revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." SD - SC10 Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. SD - HB1002 Make an appropriation to the Department of Revenue to provide for the electronic submission of reports and taxes related to alcoholic beverages and to declare an emergency. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB78 Authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. SD - SB86 Place a term limit on the office of poet laureate. SD - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. SD - HC1001 Commending and honoring Jim Hagen in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the State Tourism Director of the Year Award. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HB1179 Revise the definition of a veteran. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency.