2019 House Bill 1246 - House State Affairs

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

576B0767   HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS ENGROSSED    NO.  HB 1246 -  2/22/2019  
This bill has been extensively amended (hoghoused) and may no longer be consistent with the original intention of the sponsor.
Introduced by:    Representative St John and Senator Foster
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for increase in participation of entrepreneurship and state economic development initiatives by the nine federally recognized tribes in South Dakota.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    In order to encourage participation in state economic development initiatives and bring new business to the state, the Governor's Office of Economic Development, or another designated state agency, shall:
            (1)    Identify and coordinate with liaisons for each of the nine federally recognized tribes in South Dakota to ensure awareness of and organize participation in the state economic development initiatives; and
            (2)    Assist implementation of a Uniform Commercial Code for each of the nine federally recognized tribes in South Dakota to facilitate business to business relationships with tribal members and to foster new business in the state.
    The state is authorized and encouraged to accomplish the activities under this Act through partnerships with public higher education institutions located within the state.

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