+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 240 Fairway Drive Spearfish, SD 57783-3110 + − Committees (2) SD - Appropriations (House) Title: chair SD - Appropriations Title: chair + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HC1024 Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HC1006 Honoring the City of Whitewood, South Dakota, on its one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary as an incorporated city. + − Cosponsored Bills (35) SD - HB1066 Continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. SD - HB1141 Revise certain provisions regarding certain motor vehicle dealer license plates and permits. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - HB1223 Establish a task force to study the delivery of services to veterans. SD - HR1001 Endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. SD - HCR1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. SD - HCR1011 Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. SD - HC1017 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. SD - HC1019 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. SD - HC1022 Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - SB70 Improve public safety. SD - SB78 Revise certain provisions relating to medical requirements for intrastate drivers transporting passengers and to update certain references to federal statutes. SD - SB90 Revise the General Appropriations Acts for fiscal years 2012 and 2013. SD - SB121 Repeal certain provisions relating to the Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation. SD - SB125 Provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. SD - SB127 Revise certain provisions concerning the health and educational facilities authority. SD - SB131 Revise the annual budget report. SD - SB169 Provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. SD - SB191 Increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. SD - SB200 Revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. SD - SB208 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines. SD - SB239 Repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. SD - SCR5 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. SD - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - SC3 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named SD - SC5 Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. SD - SC8 Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. SD - SC14 Honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, South Dakota 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 - SC16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. SD - SC32 Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games.