State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2008
||HOUSE BILL NO. 1206 |
Introduced by: Representatives Brunner, Hackl, Halverson, Putnam, Steele, Tidemann, and Weems and Senators Napoli, Gant, Lintz, and McNenny
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to increase the salaries of legislators.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 2-4-2 be amended to read as follows:
2-4-2. The salary of each member of the Legislature is
six eight thousand dollars for every each regular legislative session. In addition, each legislator shall receive:
(1) Reimbursement to be paid after the legislative session for actual mileage or its equivalent traveled to and from home not more than once each weekend or between days of recess during the regular legislative session, at state rates established by the Board of Finance;
(2) Expenses of one hundred ten dollars per day for each day of a regular or special legislative session as prepaid reimbursement for living expenses, including meals and lodging, laundry, cleaning and pressing of clothing, and all other uncompensated expenses as defined in § 2-4-2.1 incident to the performance of legislative services; and
(3) Five cents once each session for every mile of necessary travel in going to and
returning from the place of meeting of the Legislature by the most usual route.
For each day's attendance at special sessions, each member, in addition to mileage and expenses, shall receive a per diem calculated by the director of the Legislative Research Council equal to the normal daily compensation for the regular session immediately preceding the special session.
Section 2. This Act is effective on January 1, 2009.