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HB 1001revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. 
HB 1002require the Department of Health and Department of Social Services to make an annual report to the Legislature regarding the condition of long-term health care in South Dakota. 
HB 1003allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity. 
HB 1004establish a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel. 
HB 1005require the Government Operations and Audit Committee to provide oversight to the Board of Regents on issues relating to the university centers. 
HB 1006revise certain requirements for a public notice of a public meeting. 
HB 1007revise certain provisions regarding inspection affidavits for amusement rides. 
HB 1008authorize the Board of Regents to purchase improved real property on behalf of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1009authorize the Board of Regents to accept a donation of land from Pennington County for the use and benefit of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. 
HB 1010authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the NSU Regional Science Education Center at Northern State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1011repeal certain provisions related to certification of financial good standing of utilities. 
HB 1012revise certain provisions related to wind and solar easements. 
HB 1013revise certain provisions regarding the payment of tuition for members of the South Dakota National Guard and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1014make an appropriation for the purchase of land by the South Dakota Department of the Military for use by the South Dakota Army National Guard and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1015designate the South Dakota Housing Development Authority as the administrator of a federal housing program. 
HB 1016revise the methodology for calculating the cost of living adjustment for South Dakota Retirement System benefits, to revise reporting conditions, and to provide uniform terminology. 
HB 1017revise the definition of compensation for purposes of the South Dakota Retirement System, to provide a penalty for falsely reporting compensation, and to update references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
HB 1018revise the computation of final average compensation for benefits relating to the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1019revise certain provisions relating to the salary of the executive director of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1020authorize background investigations for current and potential employees of the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications and information technology contractors and subcontractors. 
HB 1021revise certain provisions regarding the education provided for children in certain residential treatment centers. 
HB 1022revise and repeal certain provisions relating to education service agencies. 
HB 1023make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1024revise certain provisions related to special assessments. 
HB 1025revise certain provisions regarding background checks for applicants, licensees, vendors, and employees of the South Dakota Lottery. 
HB 1026require tracking numbers to be included on the quarterly reports of direct shippers and of wine carriers. 
HB 1027allow two-wheeled off-road vehicles that meet certain requirements to be registered and licensed. 
HB 1028revise certain provisions regarding the interception of certain communications. 
HB 1029update references to certain federal motor carrier regulations. 
HB 1030implement certain vehicle size and weight provisions required by federal law. 
HB 1031revise certain restrictions regarding division directors of the Department of Revenue. 
HB 1032revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
HB 1033authorize criminal background checks for certain executive branch employees and state contractors and subcontractors. 
HB 1034establish certain fees for receiving electronic files of petitions, to revise certain provisions concerning filing petitions and other documents, and to revise certain provisions concerning elections and voting. 
HB 1035revise and provide certain procedures for filing, certifying, and challenging petitions. 
HB 1036revise certain provisions concerning voter registration and notices of boundary changes for local elections. 
HB 1037revise certain provisions regarding delegates and alternates to the national convention, nominating petitions, and runoff elections and to revise certain provisions for new political parties. 
HB 1038repeal the requirement for farm corporations to file farm annual reports with the secretary of state. 
HB 1039authorize certain rule making authority for the State Board of Finance. 
HB 1040license and regulate community living homes. 
HB 1041place certain substances on the controlled substance schedules and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1042make an appropriation to reimburse certain health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the recruitment assistance program or the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1043revise certain provisions relating to the practice of pharmacy. 
HB 1044revise certain provisions regarding wholesale drug distributors, to provide for licensure and regulation of outsourcing facilities for certain drugs, and to establish a fee for licensure of outsourcing facilities. 
HB 1045revise certain provisions regarding credit for reinsurance. 
HB 1046revise various trust and trust company provisions. 
HB 1047modify the application timeline for state chartered banks and trust companies. 
HB 1048exempt natural hair braiding from the practice of cosmetology. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding good cause for voluntarily leaving employment and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1050revise and repeal certain provisions regarding the practice of barbering. 
HB 1051establish and revise certain provisions regarding virtual representation. 
HB 1052provide certain protections for public employees. 
HB 1053revise certain provisions concerning the attorney recruitment assistance program. 
HB 1054require documented proof of death for a petition for informal probate. 
HB 1055revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1056authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. 
HB 1057revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 
HB 1058empower health care consumers. 
HB 1059provide for the perfection of liens upon application for duplicate certificates of title. 
HB 1060provide requirements and standards for insurers' own risk and solvency assessments. 
HB 1061revise certain provisions regarding consent for correspondence through electronic mail by enrolled customers of portable electronics. 
HB 1062make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1063repeal certain provisions relating to the payment of special assessments. 
HB 1064revise certain unemployment insurance contribution rates, to provide for an unemployment insurance administrative fee, and to provide for the distribution of the fee. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions regarding permits for the sale of certain trailers, motorcycles, and other vehicles. 
HB 1067revise certain provisions concerning sales receipts maintained by temporary vendors. 
HB 1068revise certain provisions concerning landowner liability for certain injuries suffered. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1070revise certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. 
HB 1071require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. 
HB 1072repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1074provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1075repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. 
HB 1076create a State Government Accountability Board. 
HB 1077provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. 
HB 1078provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. 
HB 1079clarify certain provisions regarding municipal assessments and the collection of delinquent fees by the county. 
HB 1080adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. 
HB 1081revise certain provisions for establishing a trust for an unlocatable mineral owner. 
HB 1082grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1083establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. 
HB 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. 
HB 1086provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. 
HB 1087authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
HB 1090define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. 
HB 1091modify certain provisions relating to concealed carry permits. 
HB 1092revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. 
HB 1093revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. 
HB 1094provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. 
HB 1095revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits. 
HB 1096provide for a criminal penalty for any person who prevents the enforcement of a secured creditor's security interest upon repossession of a motor vehicle. 
HB 1097revise certain unemployment insurance contribution rates, to provide for an unemployment insurance administrative fee, and to provide for the distribution of the fee. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 
HB 1099require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. 
HB 1100allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. 
HB 1101increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. 
HB 1102allow funeral homes to collect reimbursement for reasonable funeral costs from a decedent's estate under certain conditions. 
HB 1103allow for service by publication for certain paternity and child custody actions. 
HB 1104revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. 
HB 1105revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. 
HB 1106create a leased residential property classification. 
HB 1107revise certain provisions regarding the approval by the governing board of licenses for alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1108revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. 
HB 1109create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. 
HB 1111revise the definition of fall enrollment for purposes of education funding. 
HB 1112revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. 
HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1114accommodate legislation on medical services. 
HB 1115enhance South Dakota. 
HB 1116revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding golf carts on state highways. 
HB 1118eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 
HB 1119lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1120create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. 
HB 1122clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. 
HB 1123revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities. 
HB 1124exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. 
HB 1125make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. 
HB 1126adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. 
HB 1127revise the procedure for a deployed military service member to renew a concealed carry permit 
HB 1128establish certain provisions regarding conflict of interest for legislators. 
HB 1129limit the information obtained during an application for a driver license or nondriver identification card that is contained in a database. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. 
HB 1131revise certain provisions concerning sales taxes collected from sellers located outside of the state. 
HB 1132limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. 
HB 1133require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 
HB 1134provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1135provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 
HB 1136revise certain election recount provisions. 
HB 1137accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
HB 1138revise certain provisions regarding lands owned by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.  
HB 1139revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. 
HB 1140establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. 
HB 1141provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. 
HB 1142revise the penalty for vehicular homicide. 
HB 1143revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution. 
HB 1144revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. 
HB 1145define a no-go zone and create a procedure to manage no-go zones. 
HB 1146authorize parole for inmates that require extensive or chronic medical care. 
HB 1147revise certain provisions regarding concealed carry permits and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1148reinstate certain provisions of the South Dakota risk pool, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1149revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. 
HB 1150provide for the issuance of certain hunting licenses to nonresident military veterans at the resident rate. 
HB 1151repeal certain index factors regarding the taxation of real property. 
HB 1152establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. 
HB 1153revise the signature requirements for initiated measures and referred laws. 
HB 1154allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1155revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. 
HB 1156allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1157create the agriculture future development fund and to provide funding for certain programs and projects. 
HB 1158revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of commercial breeding operations. 
HB 1160recover the costs of care for animals seized by law enforcement. 
HB 1161repeal the requirement for certain township, municipal, and school district fiscal reports to be submitted to county auditors. 
HB 1162transfer the authority to add, delete, or reschedule controlled drugs and substances in Schedules I to IV, inclusive, from the Legislature to the Board of Pharmacy. 
HB 1163revise certain provisions regarding the board of county commissioners. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1165provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding open records. 
HB 1167allow first class municipalities to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1169repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. 
HB 1170revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1171make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions to maintain funding for the building South Dakota fund. 
HB 1173revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. 
HB 1175revise the method of establishing certain interest rates. 
HB 1176revise the distribution of certain taxes collected by the Department of Revenue and to increase certain excise taxes and to make an appropriation thereof. 
HB 1177accommodate legislation regarding certain big game depredation. 
HB 1178require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. 
HB 1180establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1181prohibit hydraulic fracturing. 
HB 1182provide certain provisions that require the Governor to consult the Legislature before mobilizing the National Guard or law enforcement in certain circumstances. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1184exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. 
HB 1186revise certain provisions concerning the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by carrier licensees. 
HB 1187revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. 
HB 1188accommodate legislation to promote agricultural development. 
HB 1189prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1190accommodate legislation relating to the protection of the public safety. 
HB 1191require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. 
HB 1192increase the period of time certain persons may contract with this state after termination of service. 
HB 1193rescind previous applications of the State of South Dakota for the calling of a federal constitutional convention to amend the Constitution of the United States. 
HB 1194require certain documentation for the reason of denial of a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. 
HB 1196prohibit the unauthorized use of electronic listening or recording devices in classrooms. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
HB 1198revise the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying. 
HB 1199repeal the lottery and certain gambling in South Dakota. 
HB 1200revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1201exempt certain food sales from licensure, certification, and inspection. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1203revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
HB 1204authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
HB 1205provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate in Rapid City and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1206provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate located in Aurora County and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1207revise certain provisions regarding the sale of certain real estate at the South Dakota Development Center. 
HB 1208provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1209provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate at the STAR Academy and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1210provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate located in Minnehaha County and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1211provide for a grace period after the expiration of a permit and a warning ticket for carrying a concealed pistol while in possession of an expired permit. 


House Commemoration

HC 1001Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. 
HC 1002Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HC 1003Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1004Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1005Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1006Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1007Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1008Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1009Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1011Honoring Cronin Farms as the 2016 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
HC 1012Honoring and commending Beth Kaltsulas as Yankton School District Teacher of the Year. 
HC 1013Honoring and congratulating Amanda Christensen of Mitchell, South Dakota, as a 2017 Milken Educator. 
HC 1014Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. 
HC 1015Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1016Honoring and commending Beth Kaltsulas, of Yankton, South Dakota, as the South Dakota Teacher of the Year. 
HC 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
HC 1018Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1019Honoring Excellence in Computer Programming Inc., a South Dakota corporation, for hosting the 2017 World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) on behalf of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the city of Rapid City, and the state of South Dakota. 
HC 1020Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. 
HC 1021Honoring and commending the 2016 Class AA Mitchell Kernels Football Team on winning the South Dakota Class AA State Football Championship for Mitchell High School, the first time in play-off history. 
HC 1022Honoring and commending Abby Shay Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award and local honors from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 
HC 1023Honoring Bria Shay Neff as the state winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" competition. 
HC 1024Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. 
HC 1027Congratulating and recognizing Coach Luke Vander Leest of Sioux Falls Christian High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as the 2016 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Coach of the Year for Boys High School Cross Country across all classes in the state of South Dakota. 
HC 1028Recognizing Bob Garry for his personal achievements and congratulating him on his induction as part of the 2015 class of the University of Sioux Falls Athletics Hall of Fame. 
HC 1029Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance. 
HC 1030Honoring and commending the South Dakota Department of Tourism staff and its professional advertising and media production partners for their award winning efforts to promote the state's travel and tourism industry. 
HC 1031Congratulating and commending Teagan NcNary, of Vermillion, South Dakota, and Josh Anderson, of Aberdeen, South Dakota, on their election as the incoming University of South Dakota Student Government Association president and vice president. 


House Concurrent Resolution

HCR 1001Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. 
HCR 1002Urging an external audit of the Indian Health Service by an act of Congress. 
HCR 1003Encouraging school districts to provide for an annual academic scholarship signing day in schools. 
HCR 1004Recognizing National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 3, 2017. 
HCR 1005Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HCR 1006Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. 
HCR 1007Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. 
HCR 1009Supporting the establishment of a truth and healing conciliation commission for the purpose of studying race relations among Native Americans and the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1010Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. 
HCR 1011Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. 
HCR 1012Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. 
HCR 1013To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. 
HCR 1014Expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the State of Israel and recognizing Jerusalem, as Israel's undivided capital. 
HCR 1015instructing the Department of Transportation to ensure proper access for farm and grazing lands by identifying and reevaluating excessive highway setbacks. 


House Joint Resolution

HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 
HJR 1002To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 


Senate Bill

SB 1revise certain provisions of the prescription drug monitoring program. 
SB 2require prescribers to access the prescription drug monitoring program database prior to issuing a prescription to certain controlled substances. 
SB 3make an appropriation to the Department of Health for the administration of a program regarding substance abuse. 
SB 4require the Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding monitoring and use of opioids in the state. 
SB 5allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity. 
SB 6revise the review process to determine the need for additional nursing facilities or nursing facility beds and to require a report to the Legislature. 
SB 7revise the criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 8codify legislation enacted in 2016. 
SB 9revise the river basin natural resource district boundaries, to establish subdistricts for each district, and to establish a procedure to adjust district boundaries. 
SB 10provide for an election in the Red River and Minnesota River Basin Natural Resource District in 2018, to remove certain areas from the East Dakota Water Development District that are contained in that river basin natural resource district, and to provide for elections in the other river basin natural resource districts at a later date. 
SB 11revise certain provisions regarding the State Fair Commission and the administration of the fairgrounds and to declare an emergency. 
SB 12revise certain provisions administered by the Department of Agriculture related to nursery stock, conservation, forestry, and farm mediation. 
SB 13repeal certain provisions concerning potato grades and standards. 
SB 14make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 15make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 16revise certain provisions regarding a violation for an escape from certain facilities, programs, or services located outside the penitentiary. 
SB 17authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a natural resources research and support facility at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 18authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Stanley J. Marshall Center on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 19establish for the Board of Regents and its institutions a fund for the receipt and disbursement of federal grants and contracts and a fund for the receipt and disbursement of other grants and contracts and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 20revise certain provisions concerning transfers of general appropriations among institutions. 
SB 21revise certain provisions related to public grain warehouses and grain buyers. 
SB 22exempt certain unmanned aircraft systems from the requirement to be registered as aircraft. 
SB 23revise the authority of the Transportation Commission to make loans from the state highway fund to local governments for highway and bridge construction and maintenance purposes. 
SB 24classify vehicular homicide as a crime of violence. 
SB 25provide for the release of certain booking photographs. 
SB 26revise the state automated victim notification system. 
SB 27prohibit certain direct conflicts of interest by public officials and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 28revise the exceptions to presumptive probation. 
SB 29provide for the use of mobile breath alcohol testing in the 24/7 sobriety program. 
SB 30revise certain provisions regarding high school equivalency testing. 
SB 31revise certain administrative and advisory functions of the State Library and the State Library Board. 
SB 32revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2017. 
SB 33revise the state aid to special education formula. 
SB 34revise certain provisions related to securities held as unclaimed property and to declare an emergency. 
SB 35revise the state aid to general and special education formula. 
SB 36revise the time to file certain tax returns and remit certain taxes. 
SB 37repeal and revise certain outdated provisions regarding liens. 
SB 38revise certain references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
SB 39allow owners to affix vehicle identification numbers on certain trailers. 
SB 40revise the start date of driver license suspension, revocation, and disqualification periods. 
SB 41revise certain electronic driver license reinstatement requirements. 
SB 42revise certain provisions regarding persons requesting an abstract of their own driver operating record. 
SB 43make an appropriation to expand intensive methamphetamine treatment services within the Department of Social Services and to declare an emergency. 
SB 44revise the definition of individuals with a serious emotional disturbance. 
SB 45remove an outdated reference from the definition of an accredited prevention or treatment facility. 
SB 46revise certain provisions regarding the state geologist. 
SB 47revise and repeal certain provisions regarding dental corporations. 
SB 48provide for the certification of emergency medical responders. 
SB 49license and regulate freestanding emergency medical care facilities. 
SB 50authorize the submission of an application for a state innovation waiver regarding health insurance and to declare an emergency. 
SB 51revise certain references regarding loans and investments for insurance companies. 
SB 52revise certain provisions regarding federal covered securities. 
SB 53create a campaign finance ethics commission and to establish certain powers and procedures for the commission. 
SB 54revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance requirements. 
SB 55protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 56revise certain investment fee rates for employer contribution to the South Dakota future special revenue fund and certain procedures regarding employer contribution rates for the state unemployment compensation fund. 
SB 57authorize the operation of a nursing home facility in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 58revise certain provisions regarding the responsibility to remove snow from certain state highways. 
SB 59delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. 
SB 60revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. 
SB 61update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. 
SB 62correct the county boundary description for Mellette County. 
SB 63eliminate the postage administration fund and deposit fees to the general fund. 
SB 64define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 66specifically classify certain agricultural land as riparian buffer strips, to establish the criteria for the riparian buffer strip classification, and to provide for the taxation thereof. 
SB 67revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 68revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. 
SB 69revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 
SB 70make appropriations from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes, to increase the transfer from the water and environment fund to the environment and natural resources fee fund, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 71revise certain provisions of the reinvestment payment program. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 73provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. 
SB 74exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. 
SB 75revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
SB 76prohibit the state from using federal funds for certain state highway maps. 
SB 77provide for a fiscal note for any initiated measure, initiated amendment to the Constitution, or referred law that would have a fiscal impact on the state. 
SB 78revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. 
SB 79revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 
SB 80regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 81prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
SB 82revise certain provisions regarding the review of juvenile corrections. 
SB 83revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. 
SB 84provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. 
SB 85provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
SB 86revise certain provisions regarding the deposit of county funds. 
SB 87revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. 
SB 88revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. 
SB 89provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. 
SB 90repeal certain provisions related to certain prior statements of a witness subject to discovery and to establish the rationale and effect of the repeal. 
SB 91revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 92extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding marriage license fees. 
SB 94repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 95add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana. 
SB 96require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 97revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. 
SB 98revise provisions regarding deadlines for municipal election recounts. 
SB 99revise certain provisions regarding the petition signature requirements for municipal elections. 
SB 100prohibit certain administrators of state boards or commissions from lobbying for other entities. 
SB 101provide for the release of certain military records. 
SB 102require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. 
SB 103revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. 
SB 104protect certain easement holders and rural customers from shutoffs by certain energy companies. 
SB 105reduce the excise tax imposed on the gross receipts from sale, resale, or lease of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment. 
SB 106assist in balancing the state's budget and fund rural housing. 
SB 107accommodate legislation on medical services. 
SB 108accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 110establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 
SB 111revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. 
SB 112provide for the referral of a school board's decision to change the number of school days in a school week. 
SB 113require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds. 
SB 114make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to provide for the purchase and land exchange of properties held by the Office of School and Public Lands and to declare an emergency. 
SB 115ensure student privacy in public school locker rooms, shower rooms, and changing facilities by restricting certain access. 
SB 116improve online access to information concerning state boards, commissions, and departments. 
SB 117increase accountability in South Dakota's criminal justice system. 
SB 118allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. 
SB 119accommodate legislation to improve culverts in the state. 
SB 120repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. 
SB 121make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 
SB 122provide for certain alcoholic beverage licensees to allow consumption of distilled spirits under certain circumstances. 
SB 123revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued. 
SB 124repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. 
SB 125revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 127provide certain defenses to adverse possession claims. 
SB 128provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 129revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana. 
SB 130revise provisions regarding the amount licensing agents may collect on the sale of certain licenses and permits for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to designate the use of certain funds received by the department, and to establish certain reporting requirements. 
SB 131revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office. 
SB 132revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 133accommodate legislation regarding the Missouri River. 
SB 134prohibit the expenditure of certain public school resources for political purposes and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 135revise certain meat labeling requirements. 
SB 136permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. 
SB 137establish certain provisions regarding joint employer liability protection. 
SB 138provide certain provisions regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims. 
SB 139provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. 
SB 140require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 142provide for certain updates and reports concerning research data and methods used to assess agricultural land. 
SB 143create an off-sale delivery license and to allow certain off-sale licensees to deliver alcohol. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 145provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 
SB 146revise the voting authority of an alderman. 
SB 147establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. 
SB 148make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. 
SB 149provide certain protections to faith-based or religious child-placement agencies. 
SB 150establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. 
SB 151provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
SB 152allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority 
SB 153accommodate legislation on tax increment districts. 
SB 154require the Department of Transportation to utilize native plants on new or remodeled state properties at rest areas as landscape.  
SB 155establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 156establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 157create an exception for possession of a certain amount of marijuana with a valid medical marijuana card from another state. 
SB 158impose a tariff on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 159provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 160establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. 
SB 161direct certain vehicle registration fees to counties with unorganized territory. 
SB 162authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of contributors for independent campaign expenditures. 
SB 164revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. 
SB 165establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. 
SB 166provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding certain notices to be provided by guardians of protected persons. 
SB 168revise certain provisions relating to a durable power of attorney and the appointment of a guardian or conservator. 
SB 169impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities. 
SB 170revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SB 172authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction of and improvements to the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and infrastructure at South Dakota State University, to increase certain agricultural fees, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 173provide certain provisions regarding the use of contributions received by a candidate campaign committee. 
SB 174revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SB 175appropriate 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. 
SB 176preserve the use of public land, to ensure free travel, to enhance emergency response, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 177revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities. 
SB 178appropriate 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. 
SB 179revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers. 


Senate Commemoration

SC 1Commending and honoring the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Jim Holbeck, Harrisburg, School Superintendent; Todd Brist, Watertown, Middle School Principal; Lory DuFrain, Wagner, School Business Official; Ethan Dschaak, Meade, Elementary School Principal; Kevin Lein, Harrisburg, Secondary School Principal; Ryan Rollinger, Harrisburg, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Sherri Becker, Mitchell, Curriculum Leader; and Jennifer Heggelund, Watertown, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 2Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. 
SC 3Commending and honoring Sarah Carter, a member of the Stanley County School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2016. 
SC 4Posthumously honoring USAF OSI Special Agent Staff Sergeant Peter W. Taub. 
SC 5Posthumously honoring, commending, and remembering Roger Allen for over forty-five years of dedicated service as an educator to the youth and families of the Mitchell School District and Dakota Wesleyan University. 
SC 6Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Thomas upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 7Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant David Berkley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 8Honoring ,commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Greg Dirk upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 9Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Derek Mann upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 10Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Peterson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 11Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Adam upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 12Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Tim Cerny upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 13Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Jeff Twite upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 14Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Riley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 15Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 16Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Alan Welsh upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 17Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Kevin Karley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 19Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. 
SC 20Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
SC 21Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
SC 22Commending and honoring the 2016 Winner, Colome, and Gregory High School Championship Football Teams. 
SC 23Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. 
SC 24Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 
SC 25Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. 
SC 26Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 27Congratulating Donnie Stoltz of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 28Honoring the 2017 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
SC 29Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. 
SC 30Commending and honoring Spencer Neugebauer for his 2016 Mitchell High School football season. 
SC 31Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. 
SC 32Celebrating and honoring the life of Dr. Wayne Evans. 
SC 33Congratulating and honoring Shantell Brewer, of Dupree High School, and Sierra Ward, of Belle Fourche High School, for being finalists in the 2017 Business Plan Competition. 
SC 34Honoring and recognizing Haydn Gilbertson, of Kingsbury County, on an excellent season and winning an individual wrestling championship. 
SC 35Recognizing and congratulating Joshua Kjellerson of Boy Scout Troop 131 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 36Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 37Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 


Senate Concurrent Resolution

SCR 1Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. 
SCR 2Supporting the electoral college system. 
SCR 3Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 
SCR 4Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. 
SCR 5Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SCR 6Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. 
SCR 7To urge and request law enforcement and governmental agencies in South Dakota to avoid and suspend all contacts and outreach activities with the Council on American Islamic Relations. 
SCR 8To call for the appointment of a special prosecutor. 
SCR 9To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. 
SCR 10Recognizing South Dakota's need to protect and preserve the clean waters of the Missouri River and expressing opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 12Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. 
SCR 13To require the payment into the federal oil spill liability trust fund for the Keystone One Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline and to recognize dilbit as oil. 
SCR 14Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 


Senate Joint Resolution

SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XXIII, of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution.