+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1315 11th Avenue NE Watertown, SD 57201-1607 + − Sponsored Bills (3) 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 - SB146 Revise certain provisions regarding the closure of county and township roads due to high water. SD - SC11 Honoring the 2014 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. + − Cosponsored Bills (55) SD - HB1194 Establish certain requirements relating to the crossings of railroad rights-of-way by utilities. SD - HC1050 Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. SD - SB147 Revise the composition of the governing body of a health maintenance organization. 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 - HB1120 Provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. SD - HB1141 Require the South Dakota High School Activities Association to comply with the open meeting laws. 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 - HB1137 Revise the title of the task force responsible for implementing and overseeing the assessment of agricultural land and to assign the task force certain other oversight responsibilities. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - HB1148 Provide a license for certain businesses to allow patrons to manufacture malt beverages and wines on the licensed premises for personal use. 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 - SB128 Protect the citizens and businesses of South Dakota regarding speech pertaining to views on sexual orientation and to provide for the defense of such citizens and businesses. SD - HB1122 Define the limitations of interstate compacts relating to the collection of civil fines. SD - HB1115 Revise the purposes for which the workforce education fund shall be used. SD - HB1163 Authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. SD - HB1158 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 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 - HB1084 Revise certain provisions regarding the list of persons who may be excluded from a licensed gaming establishment and to provide a penalty for a violation of the exclusion. 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 - 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 - 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 - HC1003 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel award winners. SD - SB120 Provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. SD - SB165 Develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. SD - HB1099 Revise the membership of the State Investment Council. SD - HC1025 Honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Benjamin J. Smetana for his service as a member of the South Dakota Army National Guard. SD - SB172 Revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. SD - SB90 Revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. SD - SB66 Provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. 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 - HB1250 Provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. SD - SCR4 Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 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 - SB144 Provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. SD - SB119 Update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. SD - HB1085 Revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of school districts. 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 - SB69 Revise certain provisions regarding good cause for voluntarily leaving employment. SD - SB115 Provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. SD - HB1096 Revise certain provisions regarding the challenging of certain election petitions. SD - HC1027 Commending several of Lincoln High School's athletic programs whose participants, through hard work and devotion, excelled on the field and in the classroom, never took their eyes off the prize, and as a result, were rewarded with state championships. 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 - HCR1022 Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. SD - HB1073 Provide for the cancellation of expired mechanic's and materialman's liens. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 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 - 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 - HB1240 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.