2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 18

(SB 131)

Persons prohibited from lobbying after leaving office.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office.

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

    Section 1. That section 32 of HB 1069 as previously enacted by the Ninety-second Legislature be amended to read:

    Section 32. That ยง 2-12-8.2 be amended to read:

    2-12-8.2. No elected officer may, department or agency head, or division director, or the highest paid employee reporting to such person may be compensated, act, or register as a lobbyist, other than a public employee lobbyist, during a period of one year two years after the officer's that person's termination of service in the state government. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

     Signed March 10, 2017
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