+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1705 Northview Ln. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - SC26 Honoring and commending Millicent Atkins for her boundless generosity and selfless nature. 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 - SB136 Ensure available replacement parts and services for consumers of manufactured goods. SD - SB167 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 - SB97 Revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. SD - SB183 Revise the trust fund requirements for perpetual cemeteries, and to declare an emergency. + − Cosponsored Bills (74) SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. SD - SB62 Establish a comprehensive evaluation of the common core state standards and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HC1020 Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 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 - SB96 Exempt certain purchases for law enforcement, fire protection, and emergency medical and transport services from the general provisions regarding procurement of public safety equipment for the state and its political subdivisions. SD - SB160 Exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SB81 Prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. 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 - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SC1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. SD - SB64 Require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. SD - HB1255 Provide for regulation of certain short-term, small dollar consumer loans and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions concerning actions prohibited near polling places. SD - HCR1012 Recognizing the honor and remember flag as the designated symbol of South Dakota's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving, or as a result of service, and their families. SD - SB124 Revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. 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 - SB63 Protect the privacy of the records of individual students. SD - SB84 Update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. SD - HB1168 Provide for additional safety measures on amusement rides and to provide a penalty for failure to properly insure an amusement ride or device. SD - SB125 Prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. SD - HB1143 Repeal certain provisions regarding unemployment insurance benefit eligibility of workers attending approved training. SD - SC33 Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. SD - HB1087 Change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. 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 - SCR7 Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. SD - SC31 Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC20 Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team on winning the 2013 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fourth year in a row. SD - HCR1009 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - SB68 Adopt the uniform real property electronic recording act, to use an existing funding source to implement the provisions of this Act, and to revise certain provisions concerning electronic recording. SD - SC34 Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. SD - SB165 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - SB142 Increase legislative salaries subject to certain conditions and restrictions. SD - SC14 Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SB90 Revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. SD - HB1069 Revise the maximum redemption fee for property tax deeds. SD - HC1021 Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 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 - SB163 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1238 Provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. SD - SB133 Clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. SD - HB1174 Provide a death benefit for certain public safety officers killed in the line of duty. 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. SD - HB1220 Appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1139 Limit the fees a government entity may charge a person to provide public documents. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - HB1150 Require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - HC1014 Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Christopher Wilsey for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. SD - HB1005 Appropriate funding to provide technology-oriented professional development for teachers. SD - SC16 Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. SD - SC15 Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament SD - HJR1004 Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. SD - HB1180 Provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. SD - SC35 Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art Program. SD - HJR1005 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 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 - 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 - SC19 Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. SD - HB1170 Revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 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 - 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 - SB123 Require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. SD - HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to revenue and expenditure limits for the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1241 Prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.