+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 22983 Candlelight Dr. Rapid City, SD 57703 + − Committees (2) SD - Appropriations Title: member SD - Appropriations (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - SB87 Revise the circumstances creating a vacancy in municipal office. SD - SB88 Authorize emergency appointments to the municipal election board. SD - SB94 Establish a license fee for electric-powered motorcycles. SD - SB85 Repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. + − Cosponsored Bills (47) 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 - SB181 Enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB122 Revise provisions related to the death penalty. 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 - SC23 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion, Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. SD - SB167 Revise certain provisions relating to moisture and protein content devices and the fee that may be charged for such devices. SD - HB1220 Provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 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 - HB1166 Prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. SD - SB169 Provide medical care for certain unborn children. SD - SB81 Require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. SD - SC17 Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. SD - HC1025 Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. SD - HB1229 Revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. SD - HJR1002 Making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. SD - SB101 Establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. SD - HC1018 Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. SD - SCR6 To direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. SD - SB168 Establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. SD - SB82 Update outdated language related to domestic abuse. SD - SB152 Make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. SD - HC1022 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - SC14 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's l15th Signal Company, Brookings, South Dakota, on being awarded the General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower Trophy. SD - HC1026 Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. SD - SB170 Increase legislator salary. SD - SCR1 Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. SD - HC1032 Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." SD - SB111 Repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. SD - HB1073 Require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. SD - SC13 Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. SD - HC1023 Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. SD - HC1017 Honoring Arlington Cardinal football players Brody Gilbertson, Kyle Stegeman, Parker Christesen, Alex Heuer, and Richard Jensen. SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. SD - HC1024 Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. SD - HC1020 Honoring Huron High School Assistant Principal Mike Radke for being named the 2015 South Dakota Assistant Principal of the Year. SD - SB89 Require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. SD - SC16 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the General Carl A. Spaatz Trophy. SD - SB105 Provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 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 - HC1019 Honoring Arlington Cardinal volleyball players, seniors Daylee Olson, Josie Parry, Kimberly VanBockern, Nikki Zobel, and Cuinsey Murphy, and junior Bailee Steffensen. SD - SCR4 Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. SD - SB73 Improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 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 - HB1089 Ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB177 Establish a youth minimum wage.