South Dakota State Legislature

70 Representatives
  • 62 Republicans
  • 8 Democrats
35 Senators
  • 32 Republicans
  • 3 Democrats


Recently Introduced

SC 825

Honoring and commending Barry LeBeau for a lifetime of service, advocacy, and his immeasurable contributions to the arts in South Dakota.

SB 195

appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the current expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools.

  • Introduced Mar 11 2021
  • Signed by the Governor on 2021-03-29 S.J. 494 Mar 29 2021
  • Sponsored by Committee On Appropriations

SC 824

Honoring the life and public service of former State Senator Theresa "Huck" Two Bulls, "Wiyaka Tokaheya Yuha Najin," the first Native American woman elected to the South Dakota State Senate.

HC 8005

Commending and honoring Patrick "Feathers" Ealy, a former employee of the Douglas School District, for his dedication to the students, families, and staff of the Douglas School District and the greater Box Elder community.

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Recently Passed

HB 1191

allow an expedited process for local intergovernmental legal disputes.

HB 1259

make an appropriation for rural access infrastructure improvements and to declare an emergency.

SB 49

revise property tax levies for school districts and to revise the state aid to general and special education formulas.

  • Introduced Jan 12 2021
  • Signed by the Governor on 2021-03-29 S.J. 494 Mar 29 2021
  • Sponsored by Committee On Appropriations

HB 1140

restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission.

  • Introduced Jan 28 2021
  • Signed by the Governor on 2021-03-29 H.J. 570 Mar 29 2021
  • Sponsored by Agriculture And Natural Resources
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Available Sessions

Session Bill Count
2021 Regular Session 551
2020 Special Session 2
2020 Regular Session 596
2019 Regular Session 584
2018 Special Session 3
2018 Regular Session 673
2017 Special Session 3


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