+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: PO Box 453 Pierre, SD 57501 + − Committees (3) SD - Taxation (House) Title: member SD - Transportation (House) Title: member SD - Education Funding Formula Study Title: member + − Sponsored Bill SD - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions. + − Cosponsored Bills (54) SD - SB191 Increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 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 - SB128 Provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 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 - HB1192 Provide a durable power of attorney form for health care decisions. SD - HB1135 Regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. SD - HC1071 Honoring T.F. Riggs High School Wrestling Team of Pierre, South Dakota, for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class A State Wrestling Tournament. SD - HB1124 Provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. SD - HB1153 Exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. SD - HB1224 Allow municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. SD - HB1166 Reward teachers in school districts that have a low percentage of graduates in need of remediation upon entering higher education, and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1152 Revise certain provisions relating to the administrative office and to the appointment and direction of the executive director of the South Dakota Wheat Utilization, Research and Market Development Commission. SD - HC1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HB1164 Establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB126 Revise the provisions that authorize townships to combine the offices of the clerk and the treasurer. SD - HC1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. SD - HB1168 Increase certain levies relating to predator control districts. 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 - HB1178 Appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. SD - HB1162 Provide for special organ donation decals for license plates. SD - HC1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight. SD - SC34 Honoring Ronald Olinger for his long-standing service as a lobbyist at the South Dakota State Capitol. 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 - SB115 Increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and to create the Nutrient Research Education Council to promote such research. SD - SB70 Improve public safety. SD - HB1156 Revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. SD - HC1023 Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. SD - HB1066 Continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. SD - SC12 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions. SD - HB1086 Revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives. SD - SB122 Revise the dates for holding township board meetings. SD - HB1143 Create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 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 - HC1085 Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. SD - SB110 Provide for the release of certain military records of deceased veterans. SD - SB159 Revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. SD - SB103 Remove the required waiting period before cremated remains may be released to be scattered. SD - HB1091 Establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. SD - SB176 Appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. 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 - SC2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 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. SD - SB185 Clarify the authority of the interim rules review committee. SD - HB1191 Provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. SD - HB1090 Exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. SD - SC18 Commending and honoring Parker Elementary School for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award. SD - HB1208 Prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor.