+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 801 Tea, SD 57064 + − Committees (4) SD - Local Government (House) Title: member SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Bonding Title: member SD - Executive Board Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HB1248 Allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia. + − Cosponsored Bills (45) 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 - HCR1002 Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. SD - SB207 Make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. SD - HCR1003 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - SC23 Honoring Mr. Tim Raabe of Lennox, South Dakota, for being named High School Principal of the Year. 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 - 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 - HB1065 Allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. SD - HB1203 Allow nonpublic schools to obtain state accreditation without adhering to any Common Core standards. SD - HB1153 Exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 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 - HB1236 Prohibit the recovery of damages in certain wrongful birth and wrongful life civil suits based upon the lost opportunity to terminate the life of an unborn child. SD - SC24 Honoring Tim Koehler, of Harrisburg, South Dakota, for being named Middle School Principal of the Year. SD - HB1234 Provide a limited exception to the provisions that exempt sport shooting ranges from the public nuisance laws and to declare an emergency. 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 - HC1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight. SD - HB1237 Revise certain provisions to abortion counseling. 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 - HB1233 Grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. SD - SC21 Honoring Mrs. Laura Kuper on her ninety-seventh birthday. SD - HB1204 Require the Board of Education to obtain legislative approval before adopting any further Common Core standards, and to repeal a provision requiring the board to conduct certain public hearings. 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 - 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 - SB70 Improve public safety. SD - SB152 Authorize the hunting of coyotes using artificial light under certain conditions. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - SC27 Honoring Dale Cook as 2012 Tea Firefighter of the Year. SD - HB1173 Establish an education property tax credit program. SD - HB1245 Provide civil immunity for school board members in certain situations. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB225 Prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor. SD - SB145 Revise certain provisions concerning the content of annual property tax bill. 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 - SB227 Revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. SD - SB139 Regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. SD - HB1218 Exempt from sales and use taxes certain computer equipment and software purchased for use in data centers. SD - HB1100 Authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. SD - SB94 Prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor.