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     1-24-1.   Definition of terms. Terms used in this chapter mean:
             (1)      "Participating public agency," any public agency which has elected to participate in a pool arrangement;
             (2)      "Public agency," any county, municipality, township, school district, consumers power district or drainage district of the State of South Dakota; any agency of South Dakota state government or of the United States; any political subdivision of this state; any political subdivision of another adjacent state; and any Indian tribe;
             (3)      "State," a state of the United States and the District of Columbia;
             (4)      "State agency," each association, authority, board, commission, committee, council, department, division, office, officer, task force, or other agent of the state vested with the authority to exercise any portion of the state's sovereignty; provided that the term shall not include the legislative or judicial branch of the government of the state or units of local government, including but not limited to counties, townships, municipalities, chartered governmental units, or school or other special districts, or Indian tribes.

Source: SL 1966, ch 187, § 1; SL 1970, ch 9; SL 1974, ch 13; SL 1974, ch 14, § 1; SL 1975, ch 14, § 1; SL 1976, ch 12; SL 1991, ch 11, § 1.

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