+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 13948 Lariat Road Rapid City, SD 57702-7315 + − Sponsored Bills (3) SD - SB173 Provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. SD - SB135 Make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. SD - SB151 Revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. + − Cosponsored Bills (72) SD - HB1011 Provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. SD - HB1097 Revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. SD - HB1132 Make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. 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 - HB1142 Enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1151 Revise certain deadlines and offices regarding budgetary planning for municipalities. SD - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1157 Provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 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 - HB1167 Allow schools to maintain a stock and to administer epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases. SD - HB1180 Provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HB1191 Accommodate legislation relating to the alleviation of livestock losses as a result of the late autumn West River blizzard. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1238 Provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. SD - HB1248 Regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. SD - HB1250 Provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 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 - HCR1004 Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." 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 - 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 - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - HCR1025 Reaffirming the value of South Dakota's groundwater resources and recognizing the need for ongoing evaluation of our groundwater management. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - SB62 Establish a comprehensive evaluation of the common core state standards and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB63 Protect the privacy of the records of individual students. 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 - SB66 Provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. SD - SB67 Provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. SD - SB74 Provide for the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SB83 Authorize townships and counties to impose real estate transfer fees. SD - SB94 Appropriate money in order to fund the fiscal year 2014 health insurance shortfall for Board of Regents employees compensated from tuition, fees, and other funds, and to declare an emergency. 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 - SB101 Ensure that a teacher may provide instruction in the area of personhood before birth. SD - SB112 Prohibit schools from preventing the instruction of intelligent design. 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 - 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 - SB125 Prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - SB129 Supplant the Common Core State Standards. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - SB132 Provide for the development of a rural 211 system for the purpose of providing access to all South Dakotans who need information about community resources and disaster response resources and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB138 Revise certain provisions relating to title-based escheatment of abandoned United States savings bonds and the proceeds thereof. SD - SB142 Increase legislative salaries subject to certain conditions and restrictions. 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 - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB154 Establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. SD - SB161 Revise certain provisions relating to notice provided by mineral developers. 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 - SB170 Revise the structure for compensating surface owners for losses due to mineral development. 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 - SB178 Include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. SD - SC2 Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association.