+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3251 Office Address: 7174 Prestwick Rd. Rapid City, SD 57702 + − Committees (2) SD - Appropriations (House) Title: member SD - Appropriations Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - HB1178 Provide for the creation of an entity for the purpose of insurance contracts in certain instances. SD - HB1087 Authorize trust protectors to be a party to a legal action to remove trustees or pursue legal action for and on behalf of trusts. + − Cosponsored Bills (30) SD - HB1101 Ensure local control over curriculum and methods of instruction. SD - HB1118 Provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. SD - HB1138 Revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HB1167 Authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - HB1219 Permit entities to voluntarily disclose ownership on filings with the Office of the Secretary of State and to establish a fee therefor. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. SD - HJR1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. SD - HCR1002 Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. SD - HCR1007 Opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - HC1004 Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. SD - HC1006 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1007 Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1010 Honoring Elizabeth Spier of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and John Dannenbring of Yankton, 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 - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1035 Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HC1036 Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - SB152 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. SD - SB164 Require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. SD - SB171 Authorize residents with out-of-state driver licenses to maintain resident hunting, fishing, and trapping privileges. SD - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SC3 Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Mitchell, Rapid City, School Superintendent; Anita Stugelmeyer, Lemmon, School Business Official; John Decker, Watertown, Elementary School Principal; Brad Seamer, McCook Central, Secondary School Principal; Peggy Diekhoff, Todd County, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox, Curriculum Director; Michelle Powers, Brookings, Director of Special Education; and Rhonda Gross, Arlington, Middle School Principal, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SC26 Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools.