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Most tracked bills in South Dakota, 2021 Regular Session
provide for the platting of certain land without infrastructure requirements.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for rural access infrastructure improvements and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for the improvement of information technology servers and infrastructure of state government and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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allow a change of voter registration information through an online system provided by the Office of the Secretary of State.
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State Affairs Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed YEAS: 7, NAYS: 6, H.J. 1
House • Mar 01, 2021
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revise certain provisions regarding absentee ballots.
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State Affairs Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed YEAS: 9, NAYS: 0
Senate • Mar 01, 2021
make an appropriation for the purchase of a new online voter registration system and to declare an emergency.
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Do Pass Amended, Failed YEAS: 31, NAYS: 34, H.J. 388
House • Feb 24, 2021
limit liability for certain exposures to COVID-19.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 318
executive • Feb 18, 2021
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revise certain provisions regarding voter registration records.
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Local Government Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed YEAS: 6, NAYS: 1
Senate • Feb 17, 2021
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modify the time period for absentee voting.
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State Affairs Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed YEAS: 7, NAYS: 6
House • Feb 10, 2021
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revise the structure and certain fees of the Board of Barber Examiners, the Board of Massage Therapy, and the Cosmetology Commission.
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Commerce and Energy Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed YEAS: 9, NAYS: 4
House • Jan 25, 2021
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Most recent bill actions in South Dakota, 2021 Regular Session
make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2021.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS Pierre and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to build a bison visitors center in Custer State Park and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise the provisions regarding the South Dakota state employee health plan.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize the South Dakota Department of Corrections to purchase certain real property, to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize the construction of a National Guard Readiness Center in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to implement provisions concerning the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the redesign and renovation of, and the design and construction of an addition to, the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex on the campus of South Dakota State University, together with equipment and furnishings, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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to revise the appropriation for the construction of a cold storage building located in Sioux Falls and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to reimburse certain health care professionals who have complied with the requirements for certain health care recruitment assistance programs and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize, regulate, and tax wagering on sporting events within the city limits of Deadwood and provide a penalty for a violation thereof.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize the payment of lease rental obligations to the South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to expand rural access to broadband services and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize the Department of Human Services to dismantle and demolish Dakota Hall and the root cellar and to restore grounds on the South Dakota Developmental Center campus, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to continue the veteran's bonus program and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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create an exception to the dual compensation prohibition for state employees for military service.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for the maintenance and repair of state-owned dams and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise property tax levies for school districts and to revise the state aid to general and special education formulas.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise off-campus tuition rates at institutions governed by the Board of Regents.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise and reorganize certain provisions regarding the assessment of property for the purposes of taxation.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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prohibit smoking and consuming marijuana and its derivatives in a motor vehicle and create a penalty therefor.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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correct an error in a statutory cross-reference within the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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adopt the emergency medical personnel licensure interstate compact.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation for and the establishment of peer support and critical incident stress management training for first responder organizations, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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require certain font size for initiated measure petitions and constitutional amendment petitions.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make certain uses of laser pointers unlawful.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise provisions regarding the legislative redistricting process.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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modify the composition of the Retirement Laws Committee.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise certain requirements regarding the review of initiated amendments to the Constitution and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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provide protection for actions assisting an impaired lawyer or judge.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to rehabilitate the rail line from west of the city of Fort Pierre to the city of Rapid City and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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increase the enhanced penalty for the crime of simple assault.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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increase the penalty for protection order violations.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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modify provisions regarding the State-Tribal Relations Committee.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize the Department of Agriculture to contract for the construction of a livestock and equestrian complex at the State Fair, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise provisions regarding the duration of restrictive contracts or declarations.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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redefine the criteria for classifying land as agricultural for tax purposes.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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continue the prohibition on the seizure of firearms and ammunitions.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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provide for the confidentiality of personal information of persons affiliated with nonprofit corporations.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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revise certain provisions regarding inspections and seizures by, and forfeitures involving, the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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authorize certain interstate shipments of distilled spirits, to provide for the collection of taxes, and to establish certain penalties.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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remove certain restrictions on gifts of agricultural land.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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make an appropriation to support the Ellsworth Air Force Base and to declare an emergency.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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establish the crime of possession, manufacturing, or distribution of obscene dolls.
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Signed by the Governor, S.J. 494
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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provide a definition of abortion.
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Signed by the Governor, H.J. 570
executive • Mar 29, 2021
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Legislators in South Dakota