+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 27543 468th Ave. Lennox, SD 57039 + − Committees (2) SD - Agriculture and Natural Resources (House) Title: member SD - Local Government (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1172 Appropriate one-time funds for enhancement of secondary career and technical education. + − Cosponsored Bills (54) SD - HB1133 Establish an innovation grant program for school districts and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - SCR1 Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. SD - SB207 Make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. SD - HC1072 Recognizing Representative Burt Tulson for his personal achievements and congratulating him on his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. SD - SC23 Honoring Mr. Tim Raabe of Lennox, South Dakota, for being named High School Principal of the Year. 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 - SB92 Provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. SD - SC7 Honoring Mary McClung with the city of Harrisburg, South Dakota as Municipal Finance Officer of the Year. SD - HB1117 Revise the definition of a temporary special events lot for the purposes of vehicle dealer licensing. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - SB194 Extend the sunset date for certain expenditures from a school district's capital outlay fund. SD - SC24 Honoring Tim Koehler, of Harrisburg, South Dakota, for being named Middle School Principal of the Year. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 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 - HB1098 Require the Legislature to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with the four postsecondary technical institutes, and to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with Western Dakota Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute. SD - HB1162 Provide for special organ donation decals for license plates. SD - HB1223 Establish a task force to study the delivery of services to veterans. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. SD - SB121 Repeal certain provisions relating to the Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation. SD - SC17 Honoring Mrs. Tonda Kirton on her selection as Hood Magazine's Teacher of the Year. SD - SC33 Honoring Mrs. Renita Dose of Lennox Middle School for receiving School Band and Orchestra magazine's "50 Directors Who Make a Difference" award. SD - SC21 Honoring Mrs. Laura Kuper on her ninety-seventh birthday. SD - HR1001 Endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 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 - SCR6 Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). 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 - HB1140 Revise the schedule for payment of excise taxes for farm wineries. SD - SB199 Exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. SD - SB238 Appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. SD - SC29 Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. SD - SC27 Honoring Dale Cook as 2012 Tea Firefighter of the Year. 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 - HB1157 Increase certain penalties regarding the sale of petroleum products. SD - HB1232 Differentiate the penalty for hiring another person to engage in sexual activity based on the age of the victim and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - HR1002 Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. SD - HB1118 Revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. SD - HB1242 Make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. SD - HC1016 Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. SD - HB1248 Allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia. SD - HB1221 Provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. SD - SC13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. SD - HCR1004 Expressing support for the 2013 South Dakota coordinated plan for natural resources conservation. SD - SB195 Revise the distribution of the wind energy tax. 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 - HB1216 Prohibit computer damage, computer theft, and unauthorized computer access and provide penalties therefor. SD - SC19 Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Basketball Team for its 2012 State Class B Basketball Championship. SD - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. SD - SB227 Revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. SD - HCR1001 In opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. SD - HB1218 Exempt from sales and use taxes certain computer equipment and software purchased for use in data centers. SD - HB1187 Provide alternative brand inspection procedures for certain rodeo livestock. SD - HB1208 Prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SC16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools.