+ − 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 Bills (5) SD - HB1179 Provide a credit for the return of certain motor vehicle number plates. SD - HB1071 Change the procedure for a minor boundary change. SD - HB1096 Revise certain provisions regarding the challenging of certain election petitions. SD - HB1095 Revise and clarify certain provisions relating to municipal officers. SD - HB1135 Revise certain exceptions to special assessments levied upon real property. + − Cosponsored Bills (50) SD - SC8 Commending and honoring the 2012-2013 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Al Leber, Dakota Valley, School Superintendent; Tim Koehler, Harrisburg, Middle School Principal; Georgia Sandgren, Black Hills Special Services Coop, School Business Official; Tanja Pederson, Harrisburg, Elementary School Principal; Tim Raabe, Lennox, Secondary School Principal; Jim Seyer, Spearfish, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Jeff Ward, Meade, Curriculum Director; and Kristin Hamman, Harrisburg, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator professional groups. SD - SB127 Make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. SD - HB1204 Include certain funds in a school district's local effort for purposes of the state aid to general education formula. SD - SC12 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox sixth grade boys in winning the Extreme Hoops Tournament. SD - SB62 Establish a comprehensive evaluation of the common core state standards and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB131 Provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. SD - HC1001 Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. SD - HC1030 Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. SD - HC1002 Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. SD - SC10 Congratulating and honoring Dawn Murphy on being awarded Finance Officer of the Year by the South Dakota Municipal League. SD - HB1110 Revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. SD - HC1057 Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. SD - SC22 Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. SD - SB139 Authorize the testing of autonomous cars on the highways of South Dakota. SD - SC13 Congratulating and honoring the Lennox archery team for winning the South Dakota State Archery Championship. SD - SB106 Identify criteria to deny a minor boundary change. SD - SB64 Require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. SD - HB1261 Authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HCR1003 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. SD - SB85 Revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 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 - 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 - SB146 Revise certain provisions regarding the closure of county and township roads due to high water. SD - SB145 Encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - HB1129 Prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. SD - SC7 Congratulating and honoring the Tea Area Titan Soccer Team in winning the 2013 Boys State Soccer Championship. SD - HC1031 Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. 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 - SC2 Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. 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 - HB1238 Provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. SD - HB1215 Provide for the issuance of free fishing licenses to residents aged eighty-five and older. SD - HB1230 Revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. SD - SB130 Reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse if subsequent legislation had the effect of limiting the plaintiff's right to recovery. SD - SB126 Regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. SD - SC6 Congratulating and honoring the Tea Area High School Titans Boys Basketball Team for earning the Region 4A title. SD - HB1100 Prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. SD - SC17 Congratulating and honoring the Tea Weekly and the Lennox Independent writers for receiving numerous first place awards at the South Dakota/North Dakota Newspaper Associations' Convention. SD - HB1070 Sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. SD - SC3 Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. SD - SB171 Recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. SD - HB1086 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. SD - HC1056 Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 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 - SC9 Congratulating and honoring Mick Nesseim of Tea, South Dakota, for placing first in the Men's Level 2 competition at the Mounted Shooters State Shoot. SD - HC1033 Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball.