2008 Keyword - Civil Procedure

HB 1001provide for a jury trial in forfeiture proceedings. 
HB 1054authorize the State Brand Board to impose certain civil penalties. 
HB 1060revise the statute of limitations regarding deceptive trade practices. 
HB 1095adopt the South Dakota Family Law Arbitration Act and provide for its implementation and enforcement. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions relating to the rights of alleged contemnors in visitation and custody matters. 
HB 1099require custody or visitation dispute mediation under certain circumstances. 
HB 1122increase the jurisdictional amount in certain civil actions and small claims proceedings. 
HB 1129establish the Commission on Equal Access to Our Courts and to make an appropriation therefor and to provide for the distribution of any residual funds from class action lawsuits to the commission or other nonprofit charitable organizations. 
HB 1133revise the circumstances when a prospective juror may be challenged  
HB 1135revise certain provisions relating to filing petitions for protection and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1141prohibit the implanting of a microchip and provide a civil recovery. 
HB 1157revise certain provisions relating to the residency or military presence of parties in divorce or separate maintenance proceedings. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding the placement or return of abused or neglected children. 
HB 1282provide for the assumption of risk by operators of off-road vehicles for certain injuries arising out of operating off-road vehicles. 
SB 83repeal a medical malpractice limitation applicable to minors aged six or over. 
SB 137identify medical expenses recoverable in personal injury actions.