SUPREME COURT RULES AND ORDERS
IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
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IN THE MATTER OF THE AMENDMENT
OF SDCL 15-6-5(d) RULE 17-01
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A hearing was held on January 11, 2017, at Pierre, South Dakota, relating to the amendment of SDCL 15-6-5(d), and the Court having considered the proposed amendment thereto and being fully advised in the premises, now, therefore, it is
ORDERED that SDCL 15-6-5(d) be and it is hereby amended to read in its entirety as follows:
15-6-5(d). Filing of Papers--Originals--Copies.The original of all papers
, excluding briefs or memorandums of law thereof, served upon a party or presented to any court or judge in support of any application or motion and including the summons, all pleadings, notices, demands, offers, stipulations, affidavits, written motions, briefs, memorandums of law, and orders shall, if not filed before service, be filed with the court, together with proof of such service, forthwith upon such service. The foregoing requirement of filing applies to the notice of filing of an order and the notice of entry of a judgment together with proof of service thereof, both of which shall be filed forthwith; if not filed within ten days after service thereof, the time of service shall be deemed to be the date of filing of the notice and proof of service. If papers are not to be served, they must be filed with the court at the time of their presentation to the court for any action or consideration.
Any electronic version of any paper or document shall have the same force and effect as the original. A certified copy of an original made by electronic transmission shall have the same force and effect as a certified copy of an original.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this rule shall become effective immediately.
DATED at Pierre, South Dakota, this 19th day of January, 2017.