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     2-16-6.   Supplements and reprinted volumes to be provided for--Contents. The Code Commission shall:
             (1)      Provide for supplements to, and reprinted volumes of, the code of laws enacted by § 2-16-13;
             (2)      Determine the contents of the code supplements and reprinted volumes which shall include but not be limited to:
             (a)      The United States Constitution;
             (b)      The South Dakota Constitution;
             (c)      The South Dakota statutes;
             (d)      Executive orders enacted pursuant to S.D. Const., Art. IV, § 8;
             (e)      Supreme Court rules adopted pursuant to S.D. Const., Art. V, § 12;
             (f)      Circuit court rules adopted pursuant to §§ 15-6-83 and 23A-45-12;
             (g)      Case annotations of the reported decisions of South Dakota, the federal courts, and other state courts construing and interpreting the South Dakota Constitution and statutes, which shall be placed, wherever possible, immediately following the text of the sections being construed;
             (h)      Other executive orders with a continuing and statewide effect; and
             (i)      Such special and collateral references as the commission may determine necessary for a complete and useful code;
             (3)      Determine the physical arrangements and other matters pertaining to the publication of the code.

Source: SL 1966, ch 239, § 3; SL 1988, ch 24, § 4.


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