Session Law Chapter 89
CHAPTER 89

(HB 1252)

Government entities may not restrict the wearing
of tribal regalia during certain events.


        ENTITLED, An Act to prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    The state, any of its political subdivisions, municipalities or subdivisions thereof shall not prohibit any person from wearing traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. For purposes of this section the term, tribal regalia or object of cultural significance, means an eagle feather or eagle plume.

     Signed March 22, 2018
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