2-12-13. Elected board members of local government or federally recognized Indian tribe and church representatives exempt. This chapter does not apply to any elected member of the governing board of any unit of local government or federally recognized Indian tribe. This chapter does not apply to any person representing a bona fide church solely for the purpose of protecting the public right to practice the religious doctrines of the church.
For the purposes of this section, the term, federally recognized Indian tribe, means the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and Yankton Sioux Tribe.
Source: SDC 1939, § 55.0707; SL 1977, ch 23, § 12; SL 1991, ch 23, § 10; SL 2017, ch 19, § 1.