2016 Bills Signed By Governor

House Bill

HB 1002eliminate certain reporting requirements for the county general fund. 
HB 1003revise certain administrative functions regarding county government. 
HB 1004make form and style revisions to certain statutes regarding counties. 
HB 1005revise and repeal certain fees that are established to compensate counties for services provided by county officials. 
HB 1007make an appropriation to revise and update the data and methods used to determine the agricultural land production capacity and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1010revise certain provisions relating to the development of park and recreational improvements on lands leased to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1011repeal certain obsolete and unnecessary statutes concerning game preserves and refuges. 
HB 1013revise certain provisions regarding alternative instruction achievement tests for children excused from school attendance. 
HB 1014authorize the sale of certain surplus real estate and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1016revise the authority granted to the Building Authority and to the Board of Regents to construct certain improvements at South Dakota State University in Brookings and the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. 
HB 1018define certain terms related to commercial fertilizer and soil amendments. 
HB 1019revise certain provisions related to milk sampling and grading licenses and tester and grader licenses. 
HB 1020revise certain provisions concerning fire prevention and compacts related to the prevention and control of forest fires. 
HB 1021allow child advocacy centers and tribal agencies that provide child placement services to obtain results from a check of the central registry for abuse and neglect. 
HB 1022revise certain provisions related to the use of another planned permanent living arrangement as a permanency plan for certain children. 
HB 1024make an appropriation for the maintenance and repair of state owned dams and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1025place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions regarding the annual inspection requirement for licensed health care facilities. 
HB 1027revise certain provisions regarding licensure of massage therapists. 
HB 1028repeal certain outdated and obsolete statutes related to the Department of Health. 
HB 1029make an appropriation to the Department of Health to fund the rural residency program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1030revise certain codes and standards regarding fire prevention. 
HB 1031revise certain provisions pertaining to weights and measures. 
HB 1032revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. 
HB 1033revise certain provisions concerning elections and election petitions and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1034revise certain provisions concerning local government elections. 
HB 1035revise and repeal certain provisions concerning voter registration, vote centers, and conducting elections. 
HB 1036revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1037revise certain provisions concerning petitions for initiated constitutional amendments, initiated measures, and candidates. 
HB 1038update certain citations to federal regulations regarding pipeline safety inspections. 
HB 1039revise various trust and trust company provisions and to establish and regulate South Dakota special spousal trusts. 
HB 1040revise and implement certain provisions regarding the regulation of risk retention groups. 
HB 1041revise certain provisions regarding the recovery of certain insurance company premium and annuity taxes. 
HB 1042establish the trust company receivership and liquidation captive insurance company fund and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1043revise the state aid to special education formula. 
HB 1044revise the state aid to general education formula. 
HB 1045revise certain reversion provisions relating to the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. 
HB 1046make an appropriation to the railroad trust fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1047make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
HB 1050repeal certain obsolete mini-storage tax refund provisions. 
HB 1051prohibit the use of certain automated sales suppression devices and to provide penalties for their use. 
HB 1052revise certain alcoholic beverage business restrictions on Department of Revenue employees. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1057revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. 
HB 1058revise the procedure for recovery of abandoned mineral interests. 
HB 1059revise provisions related to the garnishment of debts and property. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
HB 1061provide a tuition benefit to certain teachers who enroll in courses under the management and control of the Board of Regents that are not subsidized by the general fund. 
HB 1062permit an order changing the name of a minor child without prior publication in certain instances. 
HB 1063revise provisions regarding required notice of relocation of a minor child when a protection order is in place. 
HB 1064apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. 
HB 1065designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions regarding the public notice for a meeting of a public body. 
HB 1068revise provisions related to the conversion of nonprofit corporations. 
HB 1069revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions regarding the annual conference between county commissioners and the director of equalization. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1078grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1079permit the prescription and possession of an opioid antagonist in certain instances. 
HB 1080make an appropriation and to transfer certain money to the Bureau of Administration to fund a design study for a potential expansion and upgrade to the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1081make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability, to revise the income eligibility requirements for property and sales tax refunds, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1082codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. 
HB 1083change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. 
HB 1084define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. 
HB 1087repeal the requirement of a certain public election notice. 
HB 1088revise and consolidate certain civil forfeiture provisions. 
HB 1089revise provisions for accumulation of funds for certain municipal enterprises. 
HB 1090require certain statements and audits concerning insurance pooling arrangements to be filed with the Department of Legislative Audit. 
HB 1091establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements. 
HB 1092revise requirements for local permits for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain property abutting licensed establishments. 
HB 1094increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. 
HB 1095revise certain allowable time periods regarding the transfer of vehicle ownership. 
HB 1096provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HB 1099revise certain campaign finance provisions. 
HB 1100set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. 
HB 1101authorize municipalities to create programs to encourage housing development. 
HB 1102allow for additional time to review certain competitive sealed bids. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding the qualification process for municipal office. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. 
HB 1105give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. 
HB 1108revise certain municipal special assessment provisions and to provide for exclusion of territory from municipalities. 
HB 1110provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
HB 1113exempt from the excise tax on motor vehicles the transfer of motor vehicles to a nonprofit organization under certain conditions. 
HB 1117repeal certain provisions concerning the authorization for the use of other languages in public records or public meetings. 
HB 1118limit the amount of instructional time that may be spent administering statewide academic assessments. 
HB 1119revise the criteria for incorporation of a new municipality. 
HB 1120revise the definition of agricultural purposes used for the administration of the sales tax. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. 
HB 1123require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. 
HB 1125limit the ability of a person to obtain a concealed pistol permit related to the restoration of civil rights and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions concerning road districts. 
HB 1132require the submission of sexual assault kits for testing. 
HB 1134provide for access to certain property for the purpose of making surveys. 
HB 1135establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1136eliminate the Council on Higher Education Policy Goals, Performance, and Accountability and to transfer its functions to the Legislative Planning Committee. 
HB 1137revise the distribution of registration fees from noncommercial gross weight vehicles. 
HB 1138revise provisions related to the enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. 
HB 1141license persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. 
HB 1145require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer. 
HB 1146authorize the Governor to enter agreements with Indian tribes regarding the high school equivalency tests administered on Indian reservations. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1153allow parties to agree to resolve an eminent domain dispute by mediation. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1163revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1164provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. 
HB 1169allow a school district to operate an attendance center within another school district. 
HB 1170make an appropriation to reimburse certain eligible health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions concerning tax incentives for certain energy facilities. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of certain boats from the excise tax on large boats. 
HB 1182increase the state sales tax, the state use tax, the excise tax on farm machinery, and amusement device tax for the purpose of increasing education funding and reducing property taxes, to provide for certain school district reporting and penalties, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1183revise certain provisions regarding the jurisdiction of magistrate courts to issue protection orders. 
HB 1187allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. 
HB 1188exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. 
HB 1189provide for the inspection and review of a state-mandated academic achievement test taken by a student. 
HB 1190enhance customer convenience in firearms transactions, improve public safety, and provide for the issuance of an additional concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1201revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016, make an appropriation for teen court programs in South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1203pay off bonds and make certain other changes necessary to effectuate a tuition freeze by the Board of Regents and the technical institutes, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1204provide a sales and use tax exemption for certain nonprofit corporations created for the purpose of fire protection. 
HB 1207authorize the sale of certain surplus real estate at the Human Services Center and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1208provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Developmental Center and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1212revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. 
HB 1213create the new frontiers program to support innovative research by South Dakota companies. 
HB 1214regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1218require certain notice procedures for any revision of municipal ordinances. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1230require lights on certain animal-drawn vehicles while operating on a highway. 
HB 1236define a halfway house. 
HB 1238revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
HB 1242authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. 
HB 1243prohibit the unauthorized sharing of certain private images on the internet. 
HB 1244revise provisions related to the sex offender registry 


Senate Bill

SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 2revise the distribution of the revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. 
SB 3revise the income criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 5revise the procedure to initiate a school district boundary change. 
SB 6revise certain performance security requirements for public improvement contracts. 
SB 7revise the composition of the state trunk highway system. 
SB 8revise certain provisions regarding background investigations for prospective employees of the postsecondary technical institutes and to transfer certain funds regarding postsecondary technical credentialing. 
SB 9make an appropriation to fund the Native American achievement schools grant program and paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. 
SB 10authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the renovation and construction of an addition to Harding Hall on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 11authorize the Board of Regents to purchase land from the Dakota State University Foundation for the use and benefit of Dakota State University in Madison, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 12authorize the Board of Regents to sell certain extraneous real property in Brookings County and to deposit the proceeds with the state treasurer to be credited to a fund designated as the real property acquisition and capital improvement fund for South Dakota State University. 
SB 13establish a new retirement benefit structure for certain public employees who are members of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 14revise certain administrative provisions and repeal certain obsolete provisions concerning the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 15revise certain provisions concerning the membership of the South Dakota Investment Council. 
SB 16establish a fee for a nursery license and to increase fees for nursery inspection. 
SB 17make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 18make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 19revise certain mandatory reporting requirements for elder and disabled adult abuse and neglect. 
SB 20revise certain provisions related to behavioral health. 
SB 22add emergency medical technicians and paramedics to the list of mandatory reporters, and to update cross references in the section. 
SB 23extend the time allowed for conditional land exchanges. 
SB 24prohibit the sale of fetal body parts and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 25revise certain provisions concerning forfeiture of property interests of persons convicted of certain crimes. 
SB 26revise certain provisions concerning sex offender registration and to require an offender to notify of intended foreign travel. 
SB 27revise certain personnel requirements for ambulance services and to repeal the hardship exemption. 
SB 28require meningococcal immunization for school entry. 
SB 29update the nurse practice act and to adopt a new Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact. 
SB 30provide that Department of Corrections employees are excluded from concealed weapons permit requirements when on duty and acting under the color of authority. 
SB 31revise certain provisions regarding the sentencing and supervision of prison inmates and parolees with suspended sentences. 
SB 32codify legislation enacted in 2015. 
SB 33revise certain provisions regarding chemical testing and revocations of driver licenses for persons under the age of twenty-one. 
SB 34revise certain provisions regarding the chemical testing of commercial drivers. 
SB 35update references to certain federal motor carrier regulations. 
SB 37adopt the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code. 
SB 38revise certain provisions concerning bail bondspersons. 
SB 39revise certain provisions concerning fees for sponsored captive insurance companies. 
SB 40revise signature and seal requirements for the Board of Technical Professions. 
SB 41revise certain provisions related to the Board of Technical Professions. 
SB 42increase certain fees for boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts competitions. 
SB 43increase the unemployment insurance penalty for failure to pay contributions or make reports. 
SB 45revise certain provisions of the building South Dakota fund programs. 
SB 46revise the notice filing fee for open-end management companies. 
SB 48revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016. 
SB 49revise certain fees collected by the secretary of state to make an appropriation for an online business registration and filing system, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 50revise the allocation of certain fees collected by the Department of Corrections. 
SB 52establish procedures for reporting federal tax changes for purposes of the bank franchise tax. 
SB 53revise certain provisions concerning the bank franchise tax. 
SB 54adopt the Elder Abuse Task Force's statutory recommendations in order to protect South Dakota seniors and adults with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 
SB 55revise certain provisions relating to the HOPE probation program. 
SB 57redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. 
SB 58revise certain restrictions for the use of night-vision equipment for hunting under certain conditions. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the application of the special annual road funding levy. 
SB 65revise the procedure for a municipal recall petition. 
SB 66permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. 
SB 67establish a postsecondary scholarship grant fund, to make an appropriation therefor, to transfer certain money, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 68make appropriations from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes, to revise solid waste management program recycling provisions, to revise water and environment fund loan terms, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 71revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 73clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. 
SB 74authorize members of certain governing bodies who are displaced by a natural disaster to continue their term of office. 
SB 75establish 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 declare an emergency. 
SB 79expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. 
SB 80limit certain liability for hosts of fishing tournaments. 
SB 81create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. 
SB 82establish the Native American achievement schools grant program. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 
SB 90ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. 
SB 91revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. 
SB 92continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption. 
SB 97provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. 
SB 98revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production. 
SB 102allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. 
SB 103authorize the Board of Regents to transfer certain real property to South Dakota State University Growth Partnership, Ltd. for research park purposes. 
SB 104set the time period for when an agency may promulgate rules. 
SB 106provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 
SB 112revise certain provisions concerning tax increment districts. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 116remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. 
SB 118exempt certain purchases from certain bidding requirements. 
SB 120make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who have complied with the requirements of the recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. 
SB 129establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. 
SB 131establish a target teacher salary and a target teacher ratio, to revise certain provisions regarding education funding, to create the School Finance Accountability Board, and to provide for certain school district reporting and penalties. 
SB 132revise certain provisions regarding education funding. 
SB 133revise certain provisions regarding shared services provided by the state to school districts, the sharing of services of school district employees, the classroom innovation grant program, and educator mentoring and certification reciprocity. 
SB 138authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SB 142authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement. 
SB 143require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. 
SB 148authorize additional nursing facility beds for the Michael J. Fitzmaurice Veterans Home and to declare an emergency. 
SB 150revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. 
SB 152enact the Peter Falk Act to ensure visitation of certain protected persons. 
SB 158revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 
SB 159provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. 
SB 162create the State Board of Internal Control and to declare an emergency. 
SB 168revise provisions related to human trafficking and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 169revise provisions related to child pornography and to revise the penalty therefor. 
SB 172appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools.