+ − Contact Information Office Address: 713 W. 3rd Avenue Flandreau, SD 57028 + − Sponsored Bills (5) SD - SJR1 Making formal application to Congress to lawfully recognize the ratification of the 26th amendment of the United States Constitution, which ensures the right to vote to all citizens over the age of eighteen. SD - SB100 Provide for the filling of a vacancy if no person is elected to succeed an elected official in municipalities. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HB1249 Revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. SD - SB74 Provide for the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. SD - SC12 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox sixth grade boys in winning the Extreme Hoops Tournament. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 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 - 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 - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - SC10 Congratulating and honoring Dawn Murphy on being awarded Finance Officer of the Year by the South Dakota Municipal League. SD - HB1089 Allow certain school districts that receive state aid to education to receive funding for certain students with limited English proficiency. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HB1190 Revise the gross receipts tax imposed on wind farms. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HC1015 Commending and honoring Senior Airman Kammi Fiegen for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 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 - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SC13 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox archery team for winning the South Dakota State Archery Championship. SD - HB1124 Create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1122 Define the limitations of interstate compacts relating to the collection of civil fines. SD - HB1080 Clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. SD - HB1115 Revise the purposes for which the workforce education fund shall be used. 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 - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Chief Master Sergeant Randy Wingen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. SD - HB1254 Provide for producer payback for distributed generation to small-scale renewable energy systems. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1087 Change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. SD - HB1185 Revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 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 - HB1154 Authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 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 - HB1118 Clarify certain provisions about discharging firearms in safety zones. SD - SB165 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - HB1062 Provide for historical snowmobile license plates. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB149 Establish a pilot grant program for alternative care programs for adults with substance abuse issues, to provide a report to the Legislature, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB181 Define vapor products as tobacco products for the purpose of regulating the use of the products by minors and to place certain restrictions on the sale of vapor products. SD - SC2 Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. SD - HB1177 Prohibit certain use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices while driving and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. SD - HCR1025 Reaffirming the value of South Dakota's groundwater resources and recognizing the need for ongoing evaluation of our groundwater management. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 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 - HB1155 Allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. SD - HB1161 Establish a cause of action for wrongful 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 - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood. SD - HCR1019 Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. SD - SB97 Revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. SD - SB115 Provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. 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 - SC9 Congratulating and honoring Mick Nesseim of Tea, South Dakota, for placing first in the Men's Level 2 competition at the Mounted Shooters State Shoot. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.