South Dakota State Legislature

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


Recently Introduced

SR 702

Acknowledging the local disaster impacting the Hideaway Hills neighborhood in the community of Black Hawk, Meade County, South Dakota.

SC 809

Honoring and commending Blair Brothers as the 2020 Leopold Conservation Award recipient.

SCR 605

Supporting the value of public higher education in South Dakota and encouraging continued efforts to ensure that higher education remains affordable for all South Dakotans.

HC 8002

to recognize the bravery of and sacrifices made by South Dakotans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Recently Passed

SB 182

revise provisions regarding owner occupied dwelling requirements.

  • Introduced Feb 03 2021
  • Senate Do Pass , Passed, YEAS 32, NAYS 0 S.J. 296 Feb 18 2021
  • Sponsored by Paul R. Miskimins, Otten (Herman)

SB 145

revise the process of filling vacancies for candidates for elected office.

HB 1204

revise criminal provisions regarding certain visual recordings or photographic devices.

HB 1140

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

  • Introduced Jan 28 2021
  • First read in Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary S.J. 295 Feb 18 2021
  • Sponsored by Agriculture And Natural Resources
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Available Sessions

Session Bill Count
2021 Regular Session 511
2020 Special Session 2
2020 Regular Session 596
2019 Regular Session 584
2018 Special Session 3
2018 Regular Session 673
2017 Special Session 3


Data on Open States is updated nightly from the official website of the South Dakota State Legislature.

If you notice any inconsistencies with these official sources, feel free to file an issue.