2017 Keyword - Public Officers and Employees

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 1022revise and repeal certain provisions relating to education service agencies. 
HB 1031revise certain restrictions regarding division directors of the Department of Revenue. 
HB 1033authorize criminal background checks for certain executive branch employees and state contractors and subcontractors. 
HB 1039authorize certain rule making authority for the State Board of Finance. 
HB 1052provide certain protections for public employees. 
HB 1076create a State Government Accountability Board. 
HB 1086provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. 
HB 1134provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1165provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. 
HB 1170revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1192increase the period of time certain persons may contract with this state after termination of service. 
HB 1198revise the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying. 
SB 27prohibit certain direct conflicts of interest by public officials and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 34revise certain provisions related to securities held as unclaimed property and to declare an emergency. 
SB 46revise certain provisions regarding the state geologist. 
SB 100prohibit certain administrators of state boards or commissions from lobbying for other entities. 
SB 131revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office. 
SB 151provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency.