+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 521 N. Prairie Sioux Falls, SD 57104 + − Sponsored Bill SD - SB178 Include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. + − Cosponsored Bills (72) SD - HB1217 Provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 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 - 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 - HC1034 Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. SD - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - HB1149 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 - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. SD - HC1053 Congratulating and recognizing the football team from Arlington High School for their runner-up finish in the 2013 Class 9AA Football Playoffs. SD - HC1044 Commending and honoring National Merit Semifinalists Hannah Asfeldt, Sean Calhoun, Pranam Dey, Shelley Feng, Colten Fisher, and Jeremy Mettler of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding academic achievements. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1040 Honoring the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team for its outstanding athletic performance and 2013 state championship. SD - HC1036 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Track 4x200 and the 4x400 meter relay teams from Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performances at the 2013 State AA Track Meet. SD - SB156 Revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. SD - HC1038 Commending and honoring the 2013 South Dakota Girls AA Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HC1049 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Cross Country State Class AA Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HB1256 Increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - HJR1007 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - HB1186 Establish the elements of the crimes of witness intimidation and to provide penalties therefor. SD - HB1091 Allow municipalities and counties to adopt a property maintenance code. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1134 Clarify certain municipal powers. SD - SC33 Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1188 Revise the manner in which the Governor is to make appointments to legislative vacancies. SD - HC1051 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Band for its accomplishments. SD - HB1222 Specify penalties for the use of fraudulent information in certain applications relating to federal water pollution control requirements. SD - SC31 Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1104 Allow local governing bodies to require the payment for certain goods and services by electronic transaction. 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 - SC23 Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. SD - HB1224 Create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1046 Congratulating and commending the Lincoln High School Football Team for winning the 2013 State AAA Football Championship. SD - HC1031 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. SD - HC1021 Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. SD - HC1047 Commending and honoring Tom Vining of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for winning the individual South Dakota 2013 Boys State AA High School Golf Championship with his outstanding athletic performance. 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 - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 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 - SB179 Prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. SD - HC1037 Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys State AA Track Champions of Washington High School of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. SD - HC1048 Commending and honoring the 2013 Girls AA Lincoln High School Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. SD - SB105 Enable persons completing certain state and local government forms to decline to specify the person's race on the form. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. SD - HC1041 Honoring Nathan Gerry, Jonah Warwick, Christian Parker, and Michaela Mayer from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2013 Boys and Girls State Class AA Track Meet. SD - HC1035 Commending and honoring the 2014 National Merit Semifinalists Jessica Daniels, Angela Liu, Kyle McKee, Zachary Person, Emma Ward, and Tyler Wilson, of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding academic achievements. SD - HB1210 Expand Medicaid eligibility. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 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 - 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 - HB1195 Revise the membership requirements and election procedures for members of the South Dakota Wheat Commission. SD - SJR3 To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. SD - SB115 Provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 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 - HB1121 Include certain actions in liens on property sold for tax deed. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1095 Revise and clarify certain provisions relating to municipal officers. SD - HB1239 Revise the financial eligibility requirements to obtain certain medical assistance. SD - HC1060 Commending the West Central High School Girls Soccer Team for its 2013 State Soccer Championship. SD - HC1039 Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Competitive Dance State AA Champions from Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding performance. SD - SB91 Revise certain licensure definitions and provide certain regulatory powers to municipalities. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1045 Commending and honoring the 2013 Lincoln High School State Tennis Tournament Flight Three Individual Champion Austin Noldner and the Flight Two Doubles Champions Austin Noldner and Brent Heflin for their outstanding athletic performances. SD - HB1135 Revise certain exceptions to special assessments levied upon real property. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. SD - HB1223 Revise certain provisions relating to appeals to county boards of adjustment. SD - HC1052 Commending and honoring the West Central High School FFA chapter. SD - HC1054 Congratulating and recognizing Anita Boeck from Arlington High School as the Region 3 volleyball coach of the year. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.