2017 Keyword - Courts and Judiciary

HB 1053revise certain provisions concerning the attorney recruitment assistance program. 
HB 1054require documented proof of death for a petition for informal probate. 
HB 1081revise certain provisions for establishing a trust for an unlocatable mineral owner. 
HB 1083establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. 
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 1103allow for service by publication for certain paternity and child custody actions. 
HB 1108revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. 
HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1135provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1203revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
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 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 117increase accountability in South Dakota's criminal justice system. 
SB 138provide certain provisions regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
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 176preserve the use of public land, to ensure free travel, to enhance emergency response, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 179revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers.