+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3851 Office Address: 1133 W. 8th St. S. Brookings, SD 57006 + − Committees (2) SD - Health and Human Services (House) Title: chair SD - State Affairs (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - HB1165 Revise the composition requirement of the Historic Preservation Commission. SD - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - HB1005 Repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. SD - HB1072 Provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. + − Cosponsored Bills (31) 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 - SB100 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1115 Increase the maximum property tax levy for the pension fund of a school district. SD - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - HB1153 Expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. SD - SB118 Provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. SD - HC1002 Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. SD - HCR1004 Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. SD - SC21 Recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. SD - HB1097 Provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. SD - SB120 Revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB182 Revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. SD - SB190 Clarify health coverage for applied behavior analysis, and to establish the Applied Behavior Analysis Provider Workgroup. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - HC1003 Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - SB121 Prospectively repeal the death penalty. SD - SB109 Establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1163 Reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. SD - SB135 Authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. SD - HC1012 Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. SD - HB1133 Regulate vision care plans and vision discount plans. SD - SCR5 Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. SD - HB1138 Revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - HB1086 Establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. SD - HB1080 Authorize the use of investigational treatments for patients under certain conditions and to restrict certain causes of action arising from investigational treatment. SD - SB86 Place a term limit on the office of poet laureate. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. SD - HB1083 Require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 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 - SC26 Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools.