State of South Dakota
Senators Bartling, Albers, Gant, Jerstad, McCracken, McNenny, Nesselhuf,
Olson (Ed), and Peterson (Jim) and Representatives Gillespie, Cutler,
Dennert, DeVries, Dykstra, Elliott, Halverson, Nelson, Rounds, and
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to
provide that a governance policy be determined at the
annual meeting of a school board.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
The annual meeting shall be held on the second Monday of July unless otherwise
designated by the board at the prior regular meeting. Regular meetings shall be on the second
Monday of each month unless otherwise designated by the board at the annual meeting. At the
annual meeting the school board shall organize by the election of a president and a vice
president from its membership
and such officers shall serve until the next annual meeting
; determine the number of votes required for board action;
designate the depository
or depositories as provided in § 13-16-15, and the custodians of all accounts
and designate the
legal newspaper to be used for publishing all official notices and proceedings.
Special meetings may be held upon call of the president or in
the vice-president, or a majority of the board members. Notice of such meeting shall be given
by the business manager to the board members either orally or in writing in sufficient time to
permit their presence.