+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 46787 273rd St. Tea, SD 57064 + − Committees (2) SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: member SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (8) SD - SB104 Revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. SD - SB74 Restrict the use of fireworks that frighten livestock or leave debris on private property. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring the Lennox School FFA chapter. SD - SC6 Honoring Kym Johnston of Lennox as South Dakota's 2014 Curriculum Director of the Year. SD - SC20 Honoring and celebrating Leslie Fylling upon receiving the Teacher of the Year award, presented by the Tea Area Parent Teacher Organization. SD - SC7 Honoring and commending Paula Horton as Lennox School District Teacher of the Year. SD - SJR1 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 - SB84 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. + − Cosponsored Bills (45) SD - HB1066 Clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1069 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 - HB1091 Require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. SD - HB1095 Provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. SD - HB1096 Revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1116 Repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1118 Provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1130 Prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. SD - HB1155 Require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. SD - HB1156 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1161 Limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. SD - HB1183 Repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol building. SD - HB1194 Set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. SD - HB1195 Declare void the transgender policy of the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. SD - HB1197 Accommodate legislation for community improvement districts. SD - HB1201 Revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. SD - HB1206 Authorize the concealed carry of pistols on public university campuses under certain circumstances. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1230 Affirm the sanctity of human life. SD - HJR1001 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 - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. SD - HJR1006 To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1031 Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB77 Allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. SD - SB78 Authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SB90 Require school districts to provide veterans a preference in employment. SD - SB91 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB92 Make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB124 Revise the requirements for a petition for a minor boundary change. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions relating to moisture and protein content devices and the fee that may be charged for such devices. SD - SB189 Provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SC3 Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Mitchell, Rapid City, School Superintendent; Anita Stugelmeyer, Lemmon, School Business Official; John Decker, Watertown, Elementary School Principal; Brad Seamer, McCook Central, Secondary School Principal; Peggy Diekhoff, Todd County, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox, Curriculum Director; Michelle Powers, Brookings, Director of Special Education; and Rhonda Gross, Arlington, Middle School Principal, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC5 Recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America.