TOPICAL INDEX

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Abandoned Vehicles
    Impounded vehicles may be disposed
195 258

Abortion
    Disposal of fetal remains regulated
208 270

    Pharmacists are not required to furnish abortion medications
226 292

    Reporting requirements amended
209 270

Absentee Voting
    Allowed in township elections
043 99

Academic Achievement Tests
    Reinstated for special education students
084 142

Accident Victims
    Law enforcement to make known victims' intent to donate organs
210 274

Accidents
    Traffic accident investigators authorized
197 260

Accounting
    Clerks' of courts funds to be supervised by the Supreme Court
114 172

    Conservators' annual accounting, additional items included
166 225

Administrative Hearings
    Child abuse information may be released to hearing examiners
160 216

Administrative Rules of South Dakota
    Federal poverty and food stamp guidelines may be adopted by rule
165 224

    Mad Elk Disease, rules to contain authorized
250 328

    Material incorporated by reference, number of necessary copies reduced
009 24

    State Board of Elections' rule-making authority amended
078 137

Adoption
    Termination of parental rights, additional grounds enumerated
161 217

Adult Basic Education
    Appropriation for grants
088 144

Advertising
    Attorneys' advertising regulated
324 542

Aerial Hunting
    Permit required
261 348

Agency
    Game, fish and parks licenses, fee for selling increased
257 346

    Relations between parties to a real estate contract clarified
229 294

Agricultural Equipment
    Franchisors must pay reasonable compensation for warranty services
173 232

Agricultural Land
    See Assessment of Real Property
Agricultural Leases
    Relations between parties to a real estate contract clarified
229 294

    Restriction on leases to one person repealed
028 75

    School land leases may be renewed by ordinary postal service
029 75

Agricultural Promotion
    Sunflower checkoff fee increased
249 327

Airports
    Negligence suits against regional airports, statute of limitations enacted
277 409

Alcoholic Beverages
    Certain manufacturers may own a lodging establishment
219 288

    Cider regulated
221 289

    Fraudulent use of identification card, suspension period codified
188 253

    Licensees may offer free samples
220 289

    Persons under 21 may not drive after imbibing any amount
198 261

    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing alcohol
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Aldermen
    Aldermanic municipalities may set the terms of office
044 100

Ambulance Districts
    Creation simplified
036 84

Ambulances
    Motor vehicle dealerships authorized
175 234

Anatomical Gifts
    Law enforcement to make known accident victims' intent to donate organs
210 274

Anhydrous Ammonia Tank Trailers
    Weight restriction amended
191 256

Animal Industry Board
    Rules to contain Mad Elk Disease established
250 328

Antique Firearms
    Included in gun control laws
131 182

Appellate Procedure
    County equalization boards, appeals may be perfected by mail
057 112

Appellate Settlement Conferences
    Procedure repealed
302 513

Appropriations and Expenditure Authorizations
    Adult Basic Education ($200,000)
088 144

    Domestic and sexual abuse shelters ($350,000)
164 223

    Environmental livestock cleanup fund ($750,000)
0216 282

    General Appropriations Act ($1,954,476,388)
023 42

    Land purchase at Vermillion ($218,000)
106 161

    Mickelson Scholars Program ($216,283)
104 160

    Northern Crops Institute grant ($25,000)
245 324

    Performing arts center and wellness center at SDSU ($10,400,000)
107 162

    Recreational center at Dakota State University ($8,235,000)
108 163

    Softball complex at USD ($545,000)
105 161

    State Conservation Commission ($1,275,000)
246 324

    Statewide 911 emergency reporting system ($50,000)
214 279

    Tax refunds for elderly and disabled persons ($1,000,000)
062 118

    Engineering and technology facilities renovation at School of Mines
        ($7,500,000)
109 165

    Water project expenditures ($24,467,500)
268 353

Arbor Day
    Reestablished
006 21

Archery
    Bow and arrow hunting prohibited from motor vehicles
260 347

Architects
    
Design-build procurement process, contractors need not be architects
228 293

Arrests
    Bail bondspersons, requirements increased
296 501

    Persons correcting children not subject to warrantless arrest for assault
146 196

    Seized weapons to be kept by arresting agency
151 201

Assaults
    Penalty increased for assaults by inmates of jails or detention facilities
133 183

    Persons correcting children not subject to warrantless arrest for assault
146 196

    Third offense simple assault, penalty increased
132 183

Assessment of Real Property
    Agricultural land, certain classified as nonagricultural
051 105

    Agricultural land, certain sales exempted from comparison valuation
050 104

    Agricultural land, location and size may be considered for valuation
052 109

    Allowable school levies reduced
059 113

    Appeals from boards of equalization may be made by mail
057 112

    Certain agriculture land sales may not be used for appraisals
054 110

    Classification of agricultural land, unconstitutional provision repealed
053 110

    Constitutional proposal would allow several agricultural classifications
002 18

    Flooded lands, special procedure authorized
055 111

    Telecommunications companies, valuation of taxable property amended
067 121

Assistive Technology
    Special education funds may be used for purchase
096 150

Athletic Trainers
    Temporary permits authorized
238 312

Attachment for Debt
    Sheriffs' fees authorized
042 99

Attorney General
    Subpoena power when investigating attorneys amended
325 546

Attorneys
    Admission to practice, additional multistate examinations approved
312 524

    Admission to practice, filing dates amended
315 526

    Advertising regulated
324 542

    Bar, multistate scoring amended
318 529

    Bar examination scoring amended
317 528

    Bar examination subjects amended
316 527

    Clients records may be subpoenaed by disciplinary board's counsel
326 547

    Disciplinary hearings, board members may examine witnesses
327 548

    Disciplinary hearings, board members may question witnesses
330 550

    Discipline, attorney general's subpoena power amended
325 546

    Discipline procedure, language updated
329 549

    Discipline procedure, technical correction made
328 549

    Failure of bar examinations, permission required to retake
313 525

    Indigent defense services may be contracted
152 202

    Motor vehicle franchise agreements may not require payment of attorneys' fees
179 240

    Multistate examinations, places and dates fixed
319 530

    Out-of-state attorneys, admission requirements amended
303 514

    Restrictions on right to practice, ethics requirements amended
323 541

    Sale of law practice, ethics rules adopted
321 536

    Sales of law firms, Rules of Conduct amended
322 539

    Temporary members of the bar, termination regulated
304 515

    Trust accounting procedures amended
320 531

Auctions
    Certain motor vehicles not titled in South Dakota may be sold at auction
177 238

    Lake sediment on school lands exempted from auction sales
030 76

    Sale of new merchandise authorized without a license
242 319

    School property may be sold at auction
035 83

Automobile Transporters
    Allowable length increased
190 255

Average Daily Membership
    Consolidated school districts, allows longer period to compute daily
        membership
087 144

Bad Checks
    Prima facie evidence of passing established
138 187

Bad River Watershed Project
    Grant authorized
268 353

Bail
    Domestic abusers who violate conditions of release, security to be forfeited
153 203

    Qualifications and penalties of bondspersons amended
296 501

Ballot Stamps
    Omission allowed when ballots are pre-printed
082 141

Bank Dividends
    Defined
080 139

Bank Franchise Tax
    Federal references updated
068 121

Bank Holding Companies
    Exempted from real estate licensure
232 304

Banks
    Loan production offices must be licensed
278 410

Bankruptcy
    Amount of property exempted from process increased
265 351

    Persons not head of households may claim exemptions
266 351

Bar Examination
    Additional multistate examinations approved
312 524

    Fees increased
314 526

    Filing dates amended
315 526

    Scoring amended
317 528

    Multistate examinations, places and dates fixed
319 530

    Multistate examination, scoring amended
318 529

    Subjects amended
316 527

    Three failures, permission required to retake after
313 525

Bids and Bidding Procedure
    Design-build procurement process authorized
033 77

    Design-build procurement process, contractors may offer and provide
228 293

    Municipalities and counties may buy communications equipment and computers
        without bids
034 82

    School lands lake sediment exempted from auction sales
030 76

Big Game
    Hunting licenses set aside for landowners
256 345

Bill of Rights
    Bill of Rights Day established
005 20

Black Hills Hydrology and Water Management Study
    Grant authorized
268 353

Blind Persons
    School for the Visually Handicapped, name changed
110 166

    School for the Visually Handicapped, money transferred for maintenance and
        repair
101 158

Board of Counselor Examiners
    Membership amended
239 312

Boats
    Allowable length of boat transporters increased
190 255

    Dealerships regulated
185 244

    Liens may be noted on manufacturers' certificate of origin
171 229

    Registration procedures amended
074 129

Brands
    Freeze brands may be used on horses and mules

251 333

Brennan Reservoir Project
    Grant authorized
268 353

Bridges
    Guardrails not required on county and township bridges
169 228

Brookings
    Performing arts center and wellness center authorized at SDSU
107 162

Building Authority
    Engineering and technology facilities at SM&T, renovation authorized
109 165

    Postsecondary technical institutes, bonding authority increased
008 23

    Recreational center at Dakota State University authorized
108 163

Candidates for Political Election
    Party affiliation required
080 139

Certified Mail
    School land leases may be renewed by ordinary postal service
029 75

Change of Names
    Families may file a joint petition to change names
128 181

Checkoff Fees
    Sunflower checkoff fees increased
249 327

Child Abuse and Neglect
    Confidential information may be released to hearing examiners
160 216

    Domestic abusers who violate conditions of release, security to be forfeited
153 203

    Parents may be required to take training in parenting skills
162 220

Child Custody
    Custody may be granted to prevent harm to a child
158 215

    Termination of parental rights, additional grounds enumerated
161 217

Child Support
    Hunting and fishing licenses may be revoked for failure to pay child support
157 205

    Method of perfecting liens amended
156 205

Childbirth
    Abortion reporting requirements amended
209 270

    Disposal of fetal remains regulated
208 270

    Family members may be present at birth
222 290

    Insured persons may opt out of 48 hours of hospital care after childbirth
290 493

    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing alcohol or drugs
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Children
    Adjudicated children may be placed in additional facilities
163 222

    Persons correcting children not subject to warrantless arrest for assault
146 196

Chiropractors
    Licenses need not be filed with registers of deeds
224 291

Chronic Wasting Disease
    Rules to contain Mad Elk Disease established
250 328

Cider
    Fermented cider regulated
221 289

Cigarettes
    Minors' prohibition on use enhanced
215 280

Circuit Court Judges
    Judicial officers may acknowledge instruments anywhere in the state
120 175

    Mandatory visits to county seats repealed
113 171

Circuit Court Procedure
    Dismissal for lack of prosecution, limits
311 523

    Pleadings, roman numerals may not be used
310 523

Civil Procedure
    Consanguinity defined for challenging jurors for cause
148 197

    Families may file a joint petition to change names
128 181

    Release of counterfeit documents made easier
041 98

    Venue in postjudgment domestic cases may be changed
111 170

Clerks of Court
    All clerks of court may acknowledge magistrates' signatures
121 176

    Deputy clerks of court may administer oaths
119 175

    Judicial officers may acknowledge instruments anywhere in the state
120 175

    Temporary service in another county authorized
115 172

Closing Statements
    Realtor's duty to furnish closing statements specified
237 311

Code and Compilations
    1997 legislation codified
012 28

Comparative Negligence
    Supreme Court ruling abrogated
125 179

Computers and Data Processing
    Assistive technology, special education funds may be used for purchases
096 150

    Certain governments can buy telecommunications and computer equipment
        without bids
034 82

    Encoded information on drivers' licenses limited
187 252

Condemnation
    Place to file resolution of taking amended
170 228

Confidential Information
    See also Privileged Communications
    Child abuse information may be released to hearing examiners
160 216

    Mediation information made privileged
112 170

    Medical committees, certain patient information made confidential
223 291

    Trade secrets may not be released by economic development organizations
048 103

Congressional Term Limits
    Candidates' support for term limitations, duty to determine amended
081 139

Consanguinity
    Defined
148 197

Conservancy District
    Grants and loans, appropriation made
268 353

Conservation District
    Appropriation for grants
246 324

Conservators
    Annual accounting, additional items included
166 225

Consolidated School Districts
    Average daily membership, allows longer averaging period
087 144

Constitution
    Assessment of property, proposal would allow several agricultural
        classifications
002 18

    Governor's qualifications, proposal to set minimum age
001 17

    School funds, proposal to invest in stocks
003 18

Consumer Affairs
    Change of long distance company, third-party verification authorized
244 323

    Continuing care retirement communities' contracts regulated
206 268

    Service agreements exempted from insurance regulations
286 479

Consumer Power Districts
    Creation and administration made easier
276 404

Continuing Care Retirement Communities
    Contracts regulated
206 268

Construction
    Design-build procurement process, public corporations may use
033 77

    Design-build procurement process, contractors may offer and provide
228 293

    Uniform Building Code updated
077 135

Contracting School Districts
    Schools must operate elementary and secondary programs or reorganize
089 145

    Schools not receiving state aid exempted from mandatory tax levy
085 143

Contractor's Excise Tax
    Filing provisions amended
070 123

    Locksmiths exempted
071 125

Contracts
    Agricultural equipment franchisors must pay reasonable compensation for
        warranty services
173 232

    Leases may be covered by credit insurance
295 501

    Motor vehicle franchise agreements, hearing required on amendments
180 241

    Teachers' contracts, failure to accept will terminate the existing contract
100 158

Conventions
    Any person may sell a trailer at special events
178 238

    Truck tractor sales at temporary special events authorized
176 237

    Vehicle trailers, all may be displayed
178 238

Coroners
    Subpoenas outside their own counties authorized
145 195

Coordinated Soil and Water Conservation Fund
    Money appropriated to State Conservation Commission
246 324

Corporations
    Limited liability companies, powers expanded
272 358

Correctional Facilities
    Adjudicated children may be placed in additional facilities
163 222

    Assaults by inmates of jails or detention facilities, penalty increased
133 183

Correctional Inmates
    See Parolees
Counselors
    Counselors re-regulated
239 312

    Counselors licensing requirements amended
240 314

    Marriage and family therapists re-regulated
241 317

Counterfeit Instruments
    Release of false instruments made easier
041 98

Counties
    Publication of salaries, additional time allowed
037 95

County Auditors
    Condemnations, place to file resolution of taking amended
170 228

County Boards of Equalization
    Appeals may be perfected by mail
057 112

County Commissions
    Number of allowable commissioners increased
039 96

    Meetings, notice provisions amended
040 97

County Property
    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

County Roads
    Bridges, guardrails not required
169 228

    Certain municipalities may receive county road funds
058 113

    Map prepared by auditor need not show other roads
167 227

    Road districts, creation simplified
036 84

County Fiscal Administration
            Communications equipment and computers may be purchased without bids
034 82

County Treasurers
    Boat registration procedures amended
074 129

    Property tax receipts will only be issued by request
063 118

Credit Life and Health Insurance
    Leases may be included in coverage
295 501

Crematories
    Regulation transferred
211 275

Crime Victims
    Courts given discretion when granting compensation
129 181

    Procedure for granting compensation amended
150 200

Crimes
    Abortion reporting requirements amended
209 270

    Assaults by inmates of jails or detention facilities, penalty increased
133 183

    Bail bondsperson, penalties for misbehavior increased
296 501

    Bow and arrows, use prohibited from motor vehicles
260 347

    Child abuse parents may be required to take training in parenting skills
162 220

    Convicted sex offenders, penalty provided for failure to annually register
135 184

    Deceptive practices by lodging establishments prohibited
243 321

    Disposal of fetal remains regulated
208 270

    Driving under the influence, revocation procedure amended
194 257

    Drug free zones around schools increased
195 258

    Drug penalties increased
139 187

    Fraudulent use of driver's license, suspension period codified
188 253

    Persons convicted of felony drug offenses may not own firearms
130 182

    Revocation of hunting or fishing privilege in another state applies in
        South Dakota
258 346

    Indecent exposure, grounds amended
136 185

    Persons under 21 may not drive after imbibing any amount
198 261

    Pornography, allows additional prosecutions
137 186

    Sex offender registration, additional information required
134 184

    Simple assault, penalty increased for third offense
132 183

Criminal History Checks
    Authorized for employees of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribe
144 194

    Bail bondspersons, required for licensure
296 501

Criminal Procedure
    All grand jury testimony must be recorded
147 197

    Consanguinity defined for challenging jurors for cause
148 197

    Costs increased to pay for law enforcement training
143 193

    Death sentences, circuit court judge can set amended date
149 199

    Domestic abusers who violate conditions of release, security to be forfeited
153 203

    Indigent defense may be contracted for
152 202

    Insurance licensees' criminal convictions must be reported to Insurance
        Division
297 507

Curative Acts
    Negligence suits against regional airports, statute of limitations enacted
277 409

Daytime Running Lights
    Authorized for motor vehicles
189 255

Deadwood
    Monitoring of casinos required
263 349

Deaf School
    Maintenance and repair, money transferred for
101 158

Death Warrants
    Death sentences, circuit court judge can set amended date
149 199

Debtor and Creditor
    Amount of property exempted from process increased
265 351

    Exemptions from garnishment amended
127 180

    Fee for preparing garnishment disclosure increased
126 180

    Installment loan requirements revised
280 412

    Investment securities, Uniform Commercial Code revised
284 437

    Letters of credit, Uniform Commercial Code revised
283 425

    Loan production offices must be licensed
278 410

    Mortgage brokers regulated
281 416

    Motor vehicle and boat liens may be noted on manufacturers' statement of
        origin
171 229

    Release of counterfeit instruments made easier
041 98

Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs
    Patient employees excluded from definition of full-time equivalent
011 27

Design-build procurement Process
    Contractors may offer
228 293

    Governmental agencies may use process
033 77

Dies
    Manufacturers' liens authorized
267 352

Disabled Persons
    Appropriation for tax refunds
062 118

    School for the Deaf, money transferred for maintenance and repair
101 158

    School for the Visually Handicapped, name changed
110 166

    School for the Visually Handicapped, money transferred for maintenance
        and repair
101 158

Disaster Relief
    State employees needed for disaster relief may not take disaster volunteers'
        leave
014 30

Divers and Diving
    Use of diver-down flags regulated
264 350

Dividends
    Bank dividends defined
279 411

Division of Criminal Investigation
    Criminal history checks authorized for employees of the Sisseton-Wahpeton
        Tribe
144 194

Divorce
    Venue may be changed in postjudgment cases
111 170

Domestic and Sexual Abuse
    Child abuse, parents may be required to take training in parenting skills
162 220

    Marriage license applications must include warning on spousal abuse
155 204

    Perpetrators who violate conditions of release, security to be forfeited
153 203

    Shelter program funded by special racing fund
164 223

Domestic Relations
    Families may file a joint petition to change names
128 181

    Family members may be present at childbirth
222 290

    Termination of parental rights, additional grounds enumerated
161 217

    Venue may be changed in postjudgment cases
111 170

Drinking Water
    Federal Safe Drinking Water Act complied with
217 285

Drivers' Licenses
    Driving under the influence, revocation procedure amended
194 257

    Fraudulent use of license, suspension period codified
188 253

    Information on licenses limited
187 252

    Jury panels may be picked from most recent drivers' license list
117 174

    Minimum driving age increased
186 249

Driving Under the Influence
    Persons under 21 may not drive after imbibing any amount
198 261

    Revocation procedure amended
194 257

Drugs and Dangerous Substances
    Drug free zones around schools increased
140 189

    Drug penalties increased
139 187

    Persons convicted of felony drug offenses may not own firearms
130 182

    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing drugs
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Economic Development
    Revenue bonds may be used to build private schools
046 101

    Revenue bonds may be used to purchase goodwill
047 102

    Trade secrets may not be released by economic development organizations
048 103

Educational Facilities Fund
    Use for lease payments authorized
102 159

Education Loan Insurer
    Authorized
287 480

Elderly Persons
    Appropriation for tax refunds
062 118

Elections
    Ballot stamps may be omitted when ballots are pre-printed
082 141

    Candidates, townships may require petitions
043 99

    Candidates' support for term limitations, duty to determine amended
081 139

    Challenges of voters in municipal and school elections, procedure provided
045 101

    Election workers exempted from unemployment compensation
298 508

    Judicial elections, candidates must complete ethics course
306 517

    Party candidates, affiliation required
080 139

    State Board of Elections' rule-making authority revised
078 137

    Township elections, absentee voting allowed
043 99

    Voter registration lists, additional notification required before purging
079 138

Electric Utilities
    Consumer power districts, creation and administration made easier
276 404

    Rural electric cooperatives, certain elections may be held by mail
270 356

Elk
    Elk and turkey causing damage, landowners may take
254 343

    Rules to contain Mad Elk Disease established
250 328

Emergency Motor Vehicles
    Dealerships regulated
175 234

Emergency Reporting System (911)
    Coordinated statewide emergency reporting system authorized
214 279

    Operators must be certified
142 191

Eminent Domain
    Place to file resolution of taking amended
170 228

Engineers
    Design-build procurement process, contractors need not be engineers
228 293


Environmental Protection

    Environmental livestock cleanup fund established
216 282

    Federal Safe Drinking Water Act complied with
217 285

    Discharges from feedlots prohibited
216 282

    Environmental damages from feedlots, makes livestock owners liable
123 177

    Waste tires, proper disposal required
202 264

Equalization of Property Taxes
    Appeals may be made by mail
057 112

    Median level of assessment, specifies method of calculation
061 117

Estate Tax
    Federal tax code references updated
068 121

Ethanol
    Additional denaturing substances authorized
073 128

    Production incentive payments, eligibility clarified
072 127

    Subsidy funds redistributed
218 286

Evidence
    All grand jury testimony must be recorded
147 197

    Bad checks, prima facie evidence of passing established
138 187

    Mediation information made privileged
112 170

    Restriction on use of physicians' report amended
331 552

Execution of Court Orders
    Sheriffs' fees authorized
042 99

Exemption from Process
    Amount of exempt property increased
265 351

Extended Warranty Plans
    Service agreements exempted from insurance regulations
286 479

Farm Implement Dealers
    Towing of certain vehicles in combinations allowed
192 256

Federal Prison Camp
    Concurrent jurisdiction granted
004 20

Federal Requirements
    Child support laws updated
157 205

    Exemptions from garnishment amended
127 180

    Federal Safe Drinking Water Act complied with
217 285

    Federal tax references updated
068 121

    Intrastate motor carrier requirements amended
273 394

    Poverty and food stamp guidelines may be adopted by administrative rule
165 224

Financial Institutions
    Exemptions from garnishment amended
127 180

    Loan production offices must be licensed
278 410

Financing and Continuation Statements (UCC)
    Additional filing time allowed
285 478

Fire Protection Districts
    Certification of tax levy request, time extended
212 276

    Creation of rural districts simplified
036 84

Fire Trucks
    Motor vehicle dealerships authorized
175 234

Firearms
    Antique firearms covered under gun control laws
131 182

    Persons convicted of felony drug offenses may not own firearms
130 182

    Seized weapons to be kept by arresting agency
151 201

Fireworks
    Pyrotechnics Code updated
213 276

Fishing
    Fee for issuing licenses increased
257 346

    Licenses may be revoked for failure to pay child support
157 205

    Revocation of privilege in another state applies in South Dakota
258 346

Flooded Lands
    Special assessments authorized
055 111

Food Stamps
    Federal guidelines may be adopted by administrative rule
165 224

Foreclosure
    Amount of property exempted from process increased
265 351

Franchise Agreements
    Agricultural equipment franchisors must pay reasonable compensation for
        warranty services
173 232

    Any person may sell a trailer at special events
178 238

    Boat dealerships regulated
185 244

    Emergency vehicle dealerships authorized
175 234

    Franchise agreements may be transferred by secession or devise
182 242

    Franchise agreements may not require payment of franchisors' attorneys' fees
179 240

    Franchise agreements, notification and hearing required over amendments
180 241

    Truck tractor sales at temporary special events authorized
176 237

Fraud
    Release of counterfeit instruments made easier
041 98

Freeze Brands
    Use on horses and mules authorized
251 333

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
    Patient employees exempted from definition
011 27

Gaming
    Criminal history checks authorized for employees of the Sisseton-Wahpeton
        Tribe
144 194

    Monitoring of Deadwood casinos required
263 349

    Outside independent study required
262 349

Garnishment
    Amount of property exempted from process increased
265 351

    Exemptions amended
127 180

    Fee for preparing garnishment disclosure increased
126 180

    Persons not head of households may claim exemptions
266 351

General Appropriations Act
    
Enacted
023 42

Goodwill
    Economic development revenue bonds may be used to purchase goodwill
047 102

Governor
    Governor's qualifications, proposal would set minimum age
001 17

Grand Juries
    All grand jury testimony must be recorded
147 197

Group Insurance
    Employee group health insurance may offer supplemental life insurance
288 483

Guardianship
    Conservators' annual accounting, additional items included
166 225

    Guardianship of child patients at Human Services Center transferred
159 216

    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing alcohol or drugs
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Guides
    Guided hunting regulated
259 347

Gun Control
    Antique firearms included
131 182

Hazardous Materials Transportation
    Intrastate motor carrier requirements amended
273 394

Health and Educational Facilities Authority
    Additional investments authorized
007 21

    Duties of investment council to provide services for school funds specified
024 72

Health Care Facilities
    Medical clinics, all municipalities may own and operate
205 267

Health Insurance
    Availability and portability requirements amended
289 483

    Coverage required when employer ceases operation
294 499

    Employee group insurance may offer supplemental life insurance
288 483

    Insured persons may opt out of 48 hours of hospital care after childbirth
290 493

    Mental illness must be covered by health insurance
291 495

    Small employers exempted from certain requirements
292 498

    Stop loss or excessive insurance provisions regulated
293 498

Hearing Impaired Persons
    School for the Deaf, money transferred for maintenance and repair
101 158

Highways
    Certain municipalities may receive county road funds
058 113

    Guardrails not required on county and township bridges
169 228

    Segments removed from State Trunk Highway System
168 227

Holidays
    Arbor Day reestablished
006 21

    Bill of Rights Day established
005 20

Horses
    Freeze brands may be used
251 333

Hotels
    Certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers may own a lodging establishment
219 288

    Deceptive practices by lodging establishments prohibited
243 321

Housing
    Deceptive practices by lodging establishments prohibited
243 321

    Mobile and manufactured home dealers may operate additional lots
183 243

    Mobile and manufactured homeowners given extra time to register for property
        tax relief
060 116

    Real estate salespersons may sell newer mobile or manufactured homes
184 244

    Property taxes on manufactured homes amended
049 103

Human Services Center
    Guardianship of child patients transferred
159 216

Human Services Department
    Certain clients classified as residents for vocational rehabilitation training
103 160

Hunting
    Aerial hunting, permit required
261 348

    Big game licenses set aside for landowners
256 345

    Bow and arrows, use prohibited from motor vehicles
260 347

    Elk and turkey causing damage, landowners may take
254 343

    Fee for selling licenses increased
257 346

    Guided hunting regulated
259 347

    License surcharge established to fund hunters' access
253 342

    Licenses may be revoked for failure to pay child support
157 205

    Nonresident waterfowl licenses increased
255 344

    Resident predator/varmint license established
252 333

    Revocation of privilege in another state applies in South Dakota
258 346

Identification Cards
    Fraudulent use of card, suspension period codified

188 253

Immunity
    Criminals may not sue victims for damages
124 178

    Discharges from feedlots prohibited
216 282

    Environmental damages at feedlots, makes livestock owners liable
123 177

    Physicians' review committees, civil immunity specified
172 230

Impounded Vehicles
    Disposal authorized
195 258

Income Tax
    Federal references updated
068 121

Indecent Exposure
    Grounds amended
136 185

Indian Tribes
    Criminal history checks authorized for employees of the Sisseton-Wahpeton
        Tribe
144 194

Indigent Defense
    Indigent defense may be contracted for
152 202

Installment Loan Licenses
    Requirements revised
280 412

Insufficient Funds Checks
    Prima facie evidence of passing established
138 187

Insurance
    See also Health Insurance
    Nonprofit insurance organizations must comply with Insurance Code
271 357

    Qualified education loan insurers authorized
287 480

    Service contracts exempted from insurance regulations
286 479

Insurance Licensees
    Criminal convictions must be reported to Insurance Division
297 507

Investment Council
    Duties of council to provide services for school funds specified
024 72

    Payment for services to the permanent school fund, method provided
025 73

Investment Securities
    Uniform Commercial Code revised
284 437

Involuntary Commitment
    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing alcohol or drugs
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Irrigation Districts
    Creation of districts simplified
036 84

James River Restoration Project
    Grant authorized
268 353

Judgments
    Amount of property exempted from process increased
265 351

Judicial Conference
    Magistrates added
118 174

Judicial Elections
    Candidates must complete election practices course
306 517

Judicial Ethics Committee
    Established
309 521

Judicial Qualifications Commission
    Campaign practices, special regulatory committee created
307 518

    Immunity provided
308 521

    Special regulatory committee, immunity established
307 518

Juries
    Consanguinity defined for challenges for cause
148 197

    Jury districts, creation made discretionary
116 173

    Jury lists, most recent list of drivers' licenses may be used
117 174

Jurisdiction
    Federal Prison Camp, concurrent jurisdiction granted
004 20

    Magistrates may be temporarily assigned to other circuits
240 314

Juveniles
    Adjudicated children may be placed in additional facilities
163 222

    Child custody may be granted to prevent harm to a child
158 215

    Minimum driving age increased
186 249

    Persons correcting children not subject to warrantless arrest for assault
146 196

    Persons under 21 may not drive after imbibing any amount
198 261

    Tobacco prohibition enhanced
215 280

Kinship
    Consanguinity defined for challenging jurors for cause
148 197

Labor
    Health insurance coverage required when employer ceases operation
294 499

    Law enforcement officers' certification may be revoked for unbecoming conduct
141 189

    Teachers contracts, failure to accept will terminate the existing contract
100 158

Landlord and Tenant
    Educational facilities fund may be used for lease payments
102 159

    Relations between parties to a real estate contract clarified
229 294

Landowners
    Elk and turkey causing damage may be taken
254 343

    Special big game hunting licenses set aside for landowners
256 345

Landfills
    Grant authorized for management program
268 353

    Waste reduction goals postponed
203 264

    Waste tires, proper disposal required
202 264

Law Enforcement
    Accident victims, law enforcement to inform victims' intent to donate organs
210 274

    Criminal costs increased to pay for law enforcement training
143 193

    911 emergency operators must be certified
142 191

    Traffic accident investigators authorized
197 260

Law Enforcement Officers
    Certification may be revoked for conduct unbecoming an officer
141 189

Law School Faculty
    Admission to bar, requirements amended
303 514

Legislation
    1997 legislation codified
012 28

Legislative Studies
    Gaming, outside independent study required
262 349

Legislators
    Salary increased
010 26

Letters of Credit
    Uniform Commercial Code revised
283 425

Lewis and Clark Rural Water System
    Grant authorized
268 353

Liability
    Judicial Qualifications Commission, immunity provided
308 521

License Plates
    Year 2000 plates authorized
174 233

Licensed Professional Counselors
    Counselors licensing requirements amended
240 314

Liens
    Child support liens, method of perfecting amended
156 205

    Manufacturers' liens authorized
267 352

    Motor vehicle and boat liens may be noted on manufacturers' statement of origin
171 229

    Release of counterfeit instruments made easier
041 98

    Tax deeds, service requirements amended
066 120

Life Insurance
    Employee group health insurance may offer supplemental life insurance
288 483

Limited Liability Companies
    Powers expanded
272 358

Livestock
    Discharges from feedlots prohibited
216 282

    Environmental damages at feedlots, makes livestock owners liable
123 177

    Rules to contain Mad Elk Disease established
250 328

Local Government
    Creation of special districts, procedures unified
036 84

    Publication of salaries, time extended
037 95

Locksmiths
    Exempted from contractor's excise tax
071 125

Lodging Establishments
    Certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers may own a lodging establishment
219 288

    Deceptive practices prohibited
243 321

Mad Elk Disease
    Rules covering testing and quarantine established
250 328

Madison
    Recreational center at Dakota State University authorized
108 163

Magistrate Judges
    Assignments to other circuits authorized
240 314

    Added to Judicial Conference
118 174

    All clerks of court may acknowledge magistrates' signatures
121 176

    Judicial officers may acknowledge instruments anywhere in the state
120 175

Magistrates
    Temporary service in another county authorized
115 172

Manufactured Homes
    Dealers may operate additional lots
183 243

    Homeowners given extra time to register for property tax relief
060 116

    Property taxes on manufactured homes amended
049 103

    Real estate salespersons may sell newer manufactured homes
184 244

Manufacturers' Liens
    Authorized for dies, molds, forms, and patterns
267 352

Marriage and Family Counselors
    Re-regulated
241 317

Marriage License Applications
    Warning on spousal abuse to be included
155 204

Mediation
    Information made confidential
112 170

Medical Clinics
    All municipalities may own and operate
205 267

Medical Review Committees
    Certain patient information made confidential
223 291


Medical Services
    Continuing care retirement communities' contracts regulated
206 268

    Creation of ambulance districts simplified
036 84

    Donation of state employee sick leave, restriction eased
013 30

    Wellness center at SDSU, appropriation made for
107 162

Medication Aides
    Abolished
225 292

Mental Illness
    Mental illness must be covered by health insurance
291 495

    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing alcohol or drugs
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Mickelson Scholars Program
    Appropriation to fund
104 160

Mid-Dakota Rural Water System
    Grant authorized
268 353

Midwifery
    Family members may be present during childbirth
222 290

Minerals
    Lake sediment exempted from state mineral lease auctions
030 76

Minimum Driving Age
    Minimum driving age increased
186 249

Minors
    Minimum driving age increased
186 249

    Tobacco prohibition enhanced
215 280

Mni Wiconi Rural Water System
    Loan authorized
268 353

Mobile Homes
    Dealers may operate additional lots
183 243

    Homeowners given extra time to register for property tax relief
060 116

    Real estate salespersons may sell newer mobile homes
184 244

Molds
    Manufacturers' liens authorized
267 352

Mortgage Brokers
    Regulated
281 416

Motels
    Certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers may own a lodging establishment
219 288

    Deceptive practices by lodging establishments prohibited
243 321

Motor Carriers
    Intrastate motor carrier requirements amended
273 394

    Maximum length of vehicle combinations extended
193 257

Motor Vehicles
    Impounded vehicles may be disposed
195 258

Motor Vehicle Auctions
    Certain vehicles not titled in South Dakota may be sold at auction
177 238

Motor Vehicle Dealers
    Agricultural equipment franchisors must pay reasonable compensation for
        warranty services
173 232

    Allowable length of automobile transporters increased
190 255

    Any person may sell a trailer at a special event
178 238

    Boat dealerships regulated
185 244

    Emergency vehicle dealerships authorized
175 234

    Franchise agreements may be transferred by secession or devise
182 242

    Franchise agreements may not require payment of franchisors' attorneys' fees
179 240

    Franchise agreements, notification and hearing required over amendments
180 241

    Sell-it-yourself lots regulated
181 241

    School bus dealers may make certain certifications
094 149

    Truck tractor sales at temporary special events authorized
176 237

Motor Vehicle Hunting
    Use of bow and arrows from motor vehicle prohibited
260 347

Motor Vehicle License Plates
    Year 2000 plates authorized
174 233

Motor Vehicle Liens
    Liens may be noted on manufactures' statement of origin
171 229

Motor Vehicle Safety Requirements
    Allowable length of automobile and boat transporters increased
190 255

    Anhydrous ammonia tank trailers, weight restriction amended
191 256

    Daytime running lights authorized
189 255

    Farm implement dealers may tow certain vehicles in combination
192 256

    School bus dealers may make certain certifications
094 149

    School bus stop arm signals not required
196 260

Motorcycles
    Certain vehicles not titled in South Dakota may be sold at auction
177 238

Multistate Bar Examinations
    Additional authorized
312 524

Municipal Aldermen
    Terms of office may be set by ordinance
044 100

Municipal Elections
    Challenges to voters, procedure provided
045 101

Municipal Fiscal Administration
    Certain municipalities may receive county road funds
058 113

    Communications equipment and computers may be purchased without bids
034 82

Municipal Medical Clinics
    Authorized in all municipalities
205 267

Municipal Planning and Zoning
    All municipalities may contract for services
076 134

    Certain zoning decisions may not be protested
075 134

Municipal Property
    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

Municipalities
    Publication of salaries, additional time allowed
037 95

    Trade secrets may not be released by economic development organizations
048 103

National Guard
    Enlisted personnel's quarters allowance repealed
200 263

    Paymasters abolished
201 263

Negligence
    Suits against regional airports, statute of limitations enacted
277 409

Negligent Entrustment of Livestock to Another
    Environmental damages at feedlots, makes livestock owners liable
123 177

911 Emergency Service
    Coordinated statewide emergency reporting system authorized
214 279

    Operators must be certified
142 191

Nominating Petitions
    Townships may require
043 99

Nondriver Identification Cards
    Fraudulent use of card, suspension period codified
188 253

Nonprofit Corporations
    Insurance organizations required to comply with Insurance Code

271 357

    Economic development revenue bonds may fund private schools
046 101

    Schools may contract for recreational facilities
090 146

Nonresidents
    Challenges to nonresident voters authorized
045 101

    Waterfowl hunting licenses increased
255 344

    Vocational rehabilitation program, certain persons classified as residents
103 160

Nonsufficient Funds Checks
    Prima facie evidence of passing established
138 187

Northern Crops Institute
    Appropriation for grant
245 324

Notice
    Chiropractors' licenses need not be filed with registers of deeds
224 291

    County commission meetings, notice provisions amended
040 97

    Publication of salaries, local governments allowed additional time
037 95

    Sale of property for taxes, uniform publication charges established
065 120

    Voter registration lists, purging requires additional notice
079 138

Nuisances
    Elk and turkey causing damage, landowners may take
254 343

    Resident predator/varmint hunting established
252 333

    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

Oaths and Acknowledgments
    All clerks of court may acknowledge magistrates' signatures
121 176

    Deputy clerks of court may administer oaths
119 175

    Judicial officers may acknowledge instruments anywhere in the state
120 175

Obscenity
    Additional prosecutions authorized
137 186

Open Enrollment
    Provisions simplified
092 147

Organ Donations
    Law enforcement to make known accident victims' intent to donate organs
210 274

Overlength Motor Vehicles
    Maximum length extended
193 257

Parenting Skills
    Child abuse, parents may be required to take training in parenting skills
162 220

Parks
    Allowable fee for issuing park licenses increased
257 346

Parolees
    Disposition of supervision fees specified
154 204

Paternity Cases
    Venue may be changed in postjudgment cases
111 170

Passenger Restraints
    Additional children required to be restrained
199 262

Paymasters
    National Guard paymasters abolished
201 263

Permanent School Funds
    Duties of council to provide services for school funds specified
024 72

    Investment in stocks, proposal to allow
003 18

Pesticides
    Registration procedures amended
247 325

Pests
    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

Pharmacists
    Pharmacists are not required to furnish abortion medications
226 292

Physicians
    Civil immunity of peer review committees specified
172 230

    Written reports admitted into evidence, restriction amended
331 552

Pickstown
    Certain municipalities may receive county road funds
058 113

Planning and Zoning
    All municipalities may contract for services
076 134

    Certain municipal zoning decisions may not be protested
075 134

Pleadings in Circuit Court
    Roman numerals may not be used
310 523

Political Candidates
    Party affiliation required for party candidacy
080 139

Pornography
    Additional prosecutions authorized
137 186

Postal Service
    School land leases may be renewed by ordinary postal service
029 75

Postsecondary Education
    Bonding authority increased
008 23

    Transfer of certain credits mandated
099 157

Power Districts
    Consumer power districts, creation and administration made easier
276 404

Pregnancy
    Abortion reporting requirements amended
209 270

    Disposal of fetal remains regulated
208 270

    Family members may be present during childbirth
222 290

    Insured persons may opt out of 48 hours of hospital care after childbirth
290 493

    Pregnant women may be committed for abusing alcohol
207 269

    Pregnant women may be committed for being intoxicated
204 266

Prisons
    Adjudicated children may be placed in additional facilities
163 222

Private Schools
    Economic development bonds may be used for funding
046 101

Privileged Communications
    Mediation information made confidential
112 170

    Students' communications with school psychologists made privileged
122 177

Probate
    Motor vehicle dealerships may be passed by succession
182 242

Property Tax Assessment Freeze
    Additional persons made eligible
056 111

Property Tax Levies
    Contracting school districts, certain exempted from minimum levy
085 143

    Local levy for special education amended
097 150

    Maximum school levies reduced
059 113

    Rural fire protection districts' tax levy request, time extended
212 276

    School levy reports need not be made by business manager
086 143

Property Tax Receipts
    Receipts will be issued only by request
063 118

Property Tax Reduction Fund
    Unobligated cash to be transferred to
026 74

Property Tax Refunds to Elderly and Disabled
    Federal tax references updated
068 121

Property Tax Relief
    Mobile and manufactured homeowners given extra time to register
060 116

Property Transfers
    Condemnations, place to file resolution of taking amended
170 228

    Relations between parties to a real estate contract clarified
229 294

    Sale of property for taxes, uniform publication charges established
065 120

Psychologists
    Students' communications with school psychologists made privileged
122 177

Public Accommodations
    Certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers may own a lodging establishment
219 288

    Deceptive practices by lodging establishments prohibited
243 321

Public Defenders
    Indigent defense may be contracted for
152 202

Public Employees
    Veterans' Home patient employees excluded from definition of full-time
        equivalent
011 27

Public Health
    Crematories, regulation transferred
211 275

Public Indecency
    Indecent exposure, penalty lessened for certain acts
136 185

Public Records
    Child abuse information may be released to hearing examiners
160 216

    Encoded information on drivers' licenses limited
187 252

    Release of counterfeit instruments made easier
041 98

Public Safety
    911 emergency operators must be certified
142 191

Public Utilities Commission
    Regulation of telecommunications companies revised
274 395

Publication
    Publication of salaries, local governments allowed additional time
037 95

Qualified Education Loan Insurer
    Authorized
287 480

Quarters Allowance
    National Guard quarters allowance repealed
200 263

Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons
    Advertising restrictions amended
236 311

    Bank holding companies exempted from licensure
232 304

    Duty to furnish closing statements specified
237 311

    Examination requirements amended
233 305

    Newer mobile or manufactured homes, sales authorized
184 244

    Real estate broker redefined
230 303

    Real estate salesperson redefined
231 304

    Relations between parties to a real estate contract clarified
229 294

    Restrictions on licensees clarified
234 306

    School property may be sold by real estate brokers
035 83

    Unprofessional conduct specified
235 307

Recreation and Sports
    Athletic trainers, temporary permits authorized
238 312

    Diver-down flags, requirements amended
264 350

    Schools may contract for construction of recreational facilities
090 146

    Softball complex at USD authorized
105 161

Recycled Materials
    Waste reduction goals postponed
203 264

    Waste tires, proper disposal required
202 264

Red Cross
    State employees needed during disasters may not take voluntary leave

014 30

Regents
    See University of South Dakota
    Appropriation made to purchase old Vermillion golf course
106 161

    Educational facilities fund may be used for lease payments
102 159

    Softball complex at USD authorized
105 161

Regional Airports
    Negligence suits against regional airports, statute of limitations enacted
277 409

Registers of Deeds
    Release of counterfeit instruments made easier
041 98

Registered Mail
    School land leases may be renewed by ordinary postal service
029 75

Registration of Convicted Sex Criminals
    Additional information required for annual registration
134 184

    Annual registration, penalty provided for failure
135 184

    Indecent exposure, certain convictions changed to public indecency
136 185

Rehabilitation
    Workers' compensation rehabilitation depends on evidence of employability
299 510

Reorganization of School Districts
    Schools must operate elementary and secondary programs or reorganize
089 145

Residency Requirements
    Admission of out-of-state attorneys, procedure amended
303 514

Retirement
    See also South Dakota Retirement System
    Continuing care retirement communities' contracts regulated
206 268

Roads
    Certain municipalities may receive county road funds
058 113

    Creation of county road districts simplified
036 84

    Guardrails not required on county and township bridges
169 228

Rural Electric Cooperatives
    Certain elections may be held by mail
270 356

Rural Fire Protection Districts
    Certification of tax levy request, time extended
212 276

    Creation simplified
036 84

Sale of Property for Taxes
    Uniform publication charges established
065 120

Sales Taxes
    Locksmiths included
071 125

    Refund program, federal references updated
068 121

    U.S. postage exempted from tax
069 123

Sanitary Districts
    Creation of districts simplified
036 84

Scholarships
    Mickelson Scholars Program funded
104 160

    Workers' compensation covers certain scholarships
300 510

School and Public Lands
    Duties of council to provide services for school funds specified
024 72

    Renewal of leases may be made by ordinary postal service
029 75

    Restriction on leases to one person repealed
028 75

    Sale of lake sediment exempted from auction sales
030 76

    Sale of small tracts eased
032 77

    Selection of land for annual sale simplified
031 76

    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

School Buses
    Dealers may make certain certifications
094 149

    Stop arm signals not required
196 260

School Curriculum
    Language arts and mathematics, implementation required
083 142

School Districts
    Contracts with nonprofit organizations for recreational facilities authorized
090 146

    Publication of salaries, additional time allowed
037 95

    School property may be sold at auction or by real estate brokers
035 83

School Elections
    Challenges to voters, procedure provided
045 101

School Enrollment
    Open enrollment provisions simplified
092 147

School for the Deaf
    Money transferred to school fund for maintenance and repair
101 158

School for the Visually Handicapped
    Name changed
110 166

    School for the Visually Handicapped, money transferred for maintenance and
        repair
101 158

School Funds
    Duties of Investment Council to provide services for school funds specified
024 72

    Investment in stocks, proposal would allow
003 18

    Maintenance and repair at school for the deaf, money transferred for
101 158

    Payment for Investment Council's services, procedure provided
025 73

    Sale of lake sediment exempted from auction sales
030 76

    Schools may lend and borrow between funds
091 146

School Property
    Consumable school supplies may be disposed without official action
038 96

    Drug free zones around schools increased
140 189

    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

School Recreational Facilities
    Nonprofit organizations may construct and operate public facilities
090 146

School Reorganizations
    Schools must operate elementary and secondary programs or reorganize
089 145

School Transportation
    Free services limited
095 149

    Open enrollment students may be charged for transportation
092 147

Seat Belts
    Additional children required to be restrained
199 262

Secretary of State
    Candidates' support for term limitations, duty to determine amended
081 139

Secured Transactions
    Uniform Commercial Code revised
284 437

Self-Insurance
    Stop loss or excessive insurance provisions regulated
293 498

Sell-it-Yourself Lots
    Sales of motor vehicles regulated
181 241

Separate Maintenance Actions
    Venue may be changed in postjudgment cases
111 170


Service Contracts
    Exempted from insurance regulations
286 479

Service of Process
    Tax deeds, service procedure amended

066 120

Settlement Conferences
    Supreme Court settlement conferences repealed
302 513

Sewers
    Creation of sanitary districts simplified
036 84

Sex Crimes
    Convicted sex offenders, penalty provided for failure to annually register
135 184

    Indecent exposure, grounds amended
136 185

    Pornography, additional prosecutions authorized
137 186

    Sex offender registration, additional information required
134 184

Sexual and Domestic Abuse Shelters
    Funded by special racing fund
164 223

Sheriffs' Fees
    Execution of court orders, fees authorized
042 99

    Tax collections, fees increased
064 119

Sioux Falls Flood Control Project
    Grant authorized
268 353

Small Business Group Health Insurance
    Small employers exempted from certain requirements
292 498

Soil and Water Conservation Fund
    Money appropriated to State Conservation Commission
246 324

Solid Waste
    Grant authorized for management program
268 353

    Waste reduction goals postponed
203 264

    Waste tires, proper disposal required
202 264

South Dakota Building Authority
    Engineering and technology facilities at SM&T, renovation authorized
109 165

    Postsecondary technical institutes, bonding authority increased
008 23

    Recreational center at Dakota State University authorized
108 163

South Dakota Retirement System
    Benefits improved for retirees
015 31

    Eligibility period for vesting reduced
018 37

    First improvement factor to be prorated
017 37

    Huron firefighters enrolled in system
022 40

    Interest on refund of contributions to be prorated
016 36

    Older workers given additional credit when determining retirement age
019 38

    Retirees given additional time to choose additional survivor protection coverage
021 40

    System established to set system administrator's wages
020 39

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
    Renovation of engineering and technology facilities at SM&T authorized
109 165

South Dakota State University
    Performing arts center and wellness center, appropriation made for
107 162

Special Death Investigators
    Allowed to issue subpoenas
145 195

Special Education
    Academic achievement tests reinstated
084 142

    Assistance formula amended
098 153

    Assistive technology, special education funds may be used for purchases
096 150

    Local levy requirements amended
097 150

Special Racing Revolving Fund
    Used to fund domestic and sexual abuse shelters
164 223

State Aid to Education
    Consolidated school districts, allows longer period to compute daily
        membership

087 144

    Special education assistance formula amended
098 153

State Auditor
    Restoration of loans between funds, duty amended
027 75

State Board of Elections
    Rule-making authority amended
078 137

State Conservation District
    Appropriation for grants
246 324

State Constitution
    Assessment of property, proposal would allow several agricultural
        classifications
002 18

    Governor's qualifications, proposal to set minimum age
001 17

    Investment in permanent school funds in stocks, proposal would allow
003 18

State Employees
    Donation of sick leave, restriction eased
013 30

    Employees needed during disasters may not take voluntary disaster leave
014 30

State Fees and Charges
    Pesticide registration fee amended
247 325

State Fiscal Administration
    Domestic and sexual abuse shelters funded by special racing fund
164 223

    Educational facilities fund may be used for lease payments
102 159

    Restoration of loans between funds, State Auditor's duty amended
027 75

    State Veterans' Home, overtime restraints removed
011 27

    Unobligated cash to be transferred to property tax reduction fund
026 74

State Property
    See also School and Public Lands
    Weeds and pests must be kept off governmental property
248 327

State Trunk Highway System
    Segments removed
168 227

State University
    Performing arts center and wellness center, appropriation made for
107 162

State Veterans' Home
    Overtime restraints removed from General Appropriations Act
011 27

Statutes of Limitations
    Negligence suits against regional airports, statute of limitations enacted
277 409

Student Tuition (K - 12)
    School boards to continue payment of tuition of assigned students
093 148

Students
    Communications with school psychologists made privileged
122 177

Subpoenas
    Coroners may issue outside their own counties
145 195

Sunflowers
    Checkoff fees increased
249 327

Surplus Property
    Consumable school supplies may summarily be disposed
038 96

Supreme Court Administrator
    Admission to bar, procedure amended
303 514

    Residence is presumed to be Hughes County for disciplinary actions
305 516

    Termination of employment terminates temporary admission to bar
304 515

Supreme Court Docketing Statement
    Form 5 amended
301 511

Swimmers and Swimming
    Diver-down flags, requirements amended
264 350

Tax Collections
    Sheriffs' fee increased
064 119

Tax Deeds
    Service procedure amended
066 120

Tax Refunds for Elderly and Disabled Persons
    Appropriation
062 118

Taxation
    See Contractor's Excise Tax; Equalization of Property Taxes; Sales Taxes
Teachers
    Failure to accept new contract will terminate the existing contract
100 158

Technical Education
    Bonding authority increased
008 23

    Transfer of certain credits mandated
099 157

Telecommunications Companies
    Change of long distance company, third-party verification authorized
244 323

    Regulation of companies amended
275 403

    Regulation of companies revised
274 395

    Valuation of taxable property amended
067 121

Telecommunicators
    911 emergency operators must be certified
142 191

Term Limits
    Candidates' support for term limitations, duty to determine amended
081 139

Termination of Parental Rights
    Additional grounds enumerated
161 217

Therapists
    Marriage and family therapists re-regulated
241 317

Third Party Trusts
    Trusts of benefit of third parties, provisions amended
282 417

Tires
    Waste tires, proper disposal required
202 264

Tobacco
    Minors prohibited from using
215 280

Torts
    Criminals may not sue victims for damages
124 178

    Discharges from feedlots prohibited
216 282

    Environmental damages at feedlots, makes livestock owners liable
123 177

    Judicial Qualifications Commission, immunity provided
308 521

    Negligence suits against regional airports, statute of limitations enacted
277 409

    Physicians' review committees, civil immunity specified
172 230

    Supreme Court ruling on comparative negligence abrogated
125 179

Townships
    Candidates for office, townships may require petitions
043 99

    Guardrails not required on bridges
169 228

    Township elections, absentee voting allowed
043 99

Trade Shows
    Any person may sell a trailer at special events
178 238

    Truck tractor sales at temporary special events authorized
176 237

    Vehicle trailers, all may be displayed
178 238

Traffic Accidents
    Investigators authorized
197 260

Trailers
    Anhydrous ammonia tank trailers, weight restriction amended
191 256

    Vehicle trailers, all may be displayed at trade shows
178 238

Trainers
    Athletic trainers, temporary permits authorized
238 312

Tribal Governments
    Criminal history checks authorized for employees of the Sisseton-Wahpeton
        Tribe
144 194

Truck Tractors
    Sales at temporary special events authorized
176 237

Trusts
    Attorneys' trust accounting procedures amended
320 531

    Clerks' of courts funds to be supervised by the Supreme Court
114 172

    Trusts of benefit of third parties, provisions amended
282 417

Tuition (K - 12)
    School boards to continue to pay tuition for assigned students
093 148

Turkey
    Elk and turkey causing damage, landowners may take
254 343

Unemployment Compensation
    Election workers exempted
298 508

Uniform Building Code
    Provisions updated
077 135

Uniform Commercial Code
    Additional filing time allowed for financing and continuation statements
285 478

    Article on investment securities revised
284 437

    Article on letters of credit revised
283 425

    Article on secured transactions revised
284 437

Uniform Probate Code
    Annual accounting of conservators, additional items to be included
166 225

University of South Dakota
    Appropriation made to build softball complex
105 161

    Appropriation made to purchase old Vermillion golf course
106 161

    Softball complex authorized
105 161

U.S. Postal Service
    School land leases may be renewed by ordinary postal service
029 75

    U.S. postage exempted from sales and use taxes
069 123

US West
    Regulation of telecommunications companies revised
274 395

Use Tax
    U.S. postage exempted from tax
069 123

Varmints
    Resident predator/varmint hunting license established
252 333

Vermillion
    Appropriation made to purchase old Vermillion golf course
106 161

Veterans' Home
    Patient employees excluded from definition of full-time equivalent
011 27

Veterinary Technicians
    Continuing education requirements established
227 293

Victims of Crime
    Courts given discretion when granting compensation
129 181

    Procedure for granting victims' compensation amended
150 200

Vocational Education
    Transfer of certain credits mandated
099 157

Vocational Rehabilitation
    Certain persons receiving human services benefits classified as residents
103 160

    Workers' compensation rehabilitation depends on evidence of employability
299 510

Voter Registration Lists
    Purges, additional notification required
079 138

Warrantless Arrests
    Persons correcting children not subject to warrantless arrest for assault
146 196

Water Development Districts
    Miscellaneous items amended
269 355

Water Projects
    Creation of districts simplified
036 84

    Water project expenditures authorized
268 353

Water Quality
    Federal Safe Drinking Water Act complied with
217 285

Water Sports
    Diver-down flags, requirements amended
264 350

Watershed Districts
    Creation of districts simplified
036 84

Weapons
    See Firearms
Weather-related Legislation
    State employees needed during disasters may not take voluntary disaster leave
014 30

    Flooded lands, special assessments authorized
055 111

Weeds
    Weeds and pests must be kept off government lands
248 327

Welfare
    Additional people eligible for real property tax assessment freeze
056 111

    Federal guidelines may be adopted by administrative rule
165 224

    Indigent defense may be contracted for
152 202

Woods vs. City of Crooks
    Supreme Court ruling on comparative negligence abrogated
125 179

Workers' Compensation
    Rehabilitation compensation depends on evidence of employability
299 510

    Certain scholarships included in benefits
300 510

Zoning
    All municipalities may contract for services
076 134

    Certain municipal zoning decisions may not be protested
075 134