+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 117 N. Kemper Street Viborg, SD 57070 + − Committees (3) SD - Commerce and Energy (House) Title: member SD - Education (House) Title: member SD - Sales Tax Review Committee Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1044 Revise certain water project district voter eligibility provisions. + − Cosponsored Bills (82) SD - HB1051 Provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. SD - HB1052 Revise the allowable ratio of pharmacy technicians to pharmacists. 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 - HB1058 Clarify the definition of motor vehicle for the purpose of supplemental automobile liability insurance. SD - HB1072 Provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1073 Authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. SD - HB1076 Increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 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. SD - HB1106 Provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. SD - HB1120 Require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. SD - HB1121 Revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. SD - HB1122 Restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 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 - HB1135 Require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. SD - HB1168 Revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. SD - HB1181 Authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. SD - HB1182 Provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. SD - HB1186 Require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. SD - HB1188 Authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. SD - HB1192 Increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. SD - HB1193 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. SD - HB1201 Revise auditing requirements for water development districts. SD - HB1205 Provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. SD - HB1210 Provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. SD - HB1212 Revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. SD - HB1213 Limit increases in state government spending. SD - HB1216 Prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. SD - HCR1006 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - HCR1008 Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. SD - HCR1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. SD - HCR1013 Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. SD - HC1001 Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. SD - HC1002 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. SD - HC1009 Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. SD - HC1012 Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 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 - HC1014 Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mary Jo May on her participation and achievements in the Washington Internships for Native Students program. SD - HC1016 Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. SD - HC1017 Commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. SD - HC1019 Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 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 - HC1021 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 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 - HC1024 Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 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 - HC1029 Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. SD - HC1040 Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1041 Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HC1042 Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. SD - HC1043 Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 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 - 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 - HC1046 Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. SD - HC1048 Endorsing the Read Across America program. SD - HC1049 Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. SD - HC1050 Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. SD - HC1052 Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. SD - SB56 Revise the qualifications of a county veterans' service officer. SD - SB71 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. SD - SB74 Classify certain farm winery land as agricultural. SD - SB110 Revise certain provisions relating to collateral real estate mortgages. SD - SB119 Revise certain provisions relating to sureties for water user district treasurers. SD - SB120 Revise the amount of compensation that water user district directors may receive. SD - SB121 Authorize an alcoholic beverage retail license for certain malt beverage and wine dealers. SD - SB122 Revise certain provisions relating to the expenditure of water user district funds. SD - SB148 Increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. SD - SB149 Establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. SD - SB156 Prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SCR2 Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System SD - SCR6 In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. SD - SCR7 Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. 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 - SC4 Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. SD - SC6 Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 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 - SC15 Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. SD - SC16 Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. SD - SC17 Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. SD - SC23 Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I.