+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: PO Box 88235 Sioux Falls, SD 57109 + − Cosponsored Bills (83) SD - HB1075 Provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. SD - HB1081 Revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. SD - HB1087 Change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. SD - HB1088 Repeal the reduction in general state aid for funds received from the gaming commission fund. SD - HB1089 Allow certain school districts that receive state aid to education to receive funding for certain students with limited English proficiency. SD - HB1094 Prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. SD - HB1098 Provide for the election of the secretary of education. SD - HB1103 Require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. SD - HB1130 Authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - HB1187 Provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - HB1219 Require joint municipal and school annual elections. SD - HB1220 Appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1227 Reduce state government reliance on video lottery proceeds, to revise the distribution of video lottery proceeds, and to dedicate certain deposits and income from the education enhancement trust fund. SD - HB1238 Provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. SD - HB1240 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1241 Prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. SD - HB1242 Revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. 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 - HJR1005 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 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 - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - HCR1007 Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. SD - HCR1008 Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. 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 - HCR1013 Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. SD - HCR1014 Demanding the end of federal deficit spending, the repayment of national debt, and the beginning of balanced budgets and sound U.S. fiscal policy. SD - HCR1015 In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. SD - HCR1016 Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - HC1022 Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 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 - SB76 Revise certain provisions relating to the killing of mountain lions that threaten personal safety or property. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB103 Establish certain civil penalties for tampering or removing any highway marker, sign, or control device and to distribute the revenue from such civil penalties. 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 - SB129 Supplant the Common Core State Standards. 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 - SB142 Increase legislative salaries subject to certain conditions and restrictions. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - SCR2 Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - SC10 Congratulating and honoring Dawn Murphy on being awarded Finance Officer of the Year by the South Dakota Municipal League. SD - SC12 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox sixth grade boys in winning the Extreme Hoops Tournament. SD - SC13 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox archery team for winning the South Dakota State Archery Championship. 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SC28 Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SC31 Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SC33 Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.