+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 705 N. Sagehorn Dr. Hartford, SD 57033 + − Sponsored Bills (9) SD - SB10 Revise certain provisions related to the annual budget report submission. SD - SB176 Revise the ability of the secretary of the Department of Revenue to reduce or abate taxes. SD - SB124 Revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. SD - SB84 Update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. 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 - SB11 Require the submission to the Legislature of a financial plan that assesses the long-term financial implications of current and proposed policies, programs, and assumptions. SD - SB9 Revise provisions related to the Interim Appropriations Committee. SD - SB69 Revise certain provisions regarding good cause for voluntarily leaving employment. 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (55) SD - HB1204 Include certain funds in a school district's local effort for purposes of the state aid to general education formula. SD - SB5 Permit the court reciprocal discretion to hear certain petitions for protection orders due to domestic abuse and for protection orders due to stalking or physical injury. SD - HCR1018 Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. SD - HC1020 Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 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 - SB114 Establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. SD - HB1141 Require the South Dakota High School Activities Association to comply with the open meeting laws. SD - SC18 Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. SD - SB7 Modify the persons eligible for protection from domestic abuse and to revise certain terminology. SD - HB1175 Authorize the Board of Regents to expand university facilities at the University of South Dakota, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB106 Identify criteria to deny a minor boundary change. SD - HB1153 Define certain entities using a common paymaster as a single employing unit for the purposes of unemployment compensation. SD - SB75 Prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. SD - HB1192 Designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. SD - SB122 Provide for certain insurance coverage for the treatment of hearing impairments for persons under the age of nineteen. SD - SB113 Revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. SD - SB137 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. SD - SB174 Revise the bank franchise tax apportionment of income provisions. SD - HC1051 Commending and honoring the West Central High School Band for its accomplishments. SD - HB1205 Create the school district tax revenue fund and to revise the distribution of certain tax revenues to school districts. 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 - HB1123 Allow alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time if specific conditions are met. SD - SB165 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - HC1018 Recognizing the outstanding players from the West Central High School Football Team who were named to the Class 11A All-State Football Team. 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 - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 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 - SB90 Revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. SD - SC2 Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. SD - SB1 Provide for the selection of the chair and vice chair of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council, to revise the membership of the Executive Board, to provide for the term of each constituted Executive Board, to provide for the year-round governance of the Legislative Research Council by the Executive Board, and to provide for continuity of board membership. SD - HC1021 Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. SD - HB1212 Provide for fair and open competition in certain governmental contracts, to prohibit the inclusion of certain terms in governmental contracts and documents, and to establish a procedure to grant certain exemptions after notice and a public hearing. 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 - SB6 Establish the crime of committing certain acts of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child. 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 - HB1071 Change the procedure for a minor boundary change. SD - SB3 Provide for continuity in the judicial review of certain lawsuits, complaints, and petitions between parties to a petition for certain protection orders. SD - SB2 Provide for the delayed arrest, under certain circumstances, in regard to certain outstanding warrants for victims of domestic abuse with minor children. 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 - SB175 Revise certain bank franchise tax provisions regarding net income and net operating losses. SD - HC1060 Commending the West Central High School Girls Soccer Team for its 2013 State Soccer Championship. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - SB4 Ensure notice to the respondent and opportunity for the respondent to be heard prior to enforcement of certain foreign domestic protection orders. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. SD - HC1052 Commending and honoring the West Central High School FFA chapter. SD - HB1181 Allow for the requirement of a certification of health from an employee of a school. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. SD - HC1019 Congratulating and commending the West Central High School Football Team for winning the 2013 Class 11A State Football Championship.