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01.     State Sovereignty and Jurisdiction
01A.     Unconstitutional Official Actions
02.     State Boundary Adjustments
03.     Congressional Districts
04.     Tribal Relations [Repealed and Transferred]
05.     Time and Dates
06.     State Emblems
07.     Governor
08.     Secretary of State
09.     State Auditor
10.     State Treasurer
11.     Attorney General
12.     State Constabulary
13.     State Communications System
13A.     Tie-line Administration [Repealed]
14.     Bureau of Administration
15.     Department of Corrections
16.     Industrial Development Expansion Agency [Repealed]
16A.     Health and Educational Facilities Authority
16B.     Economic Development Finance Authority
16C.     Agri-business Development Authority [Repealed]
16D.     Export Development Authority [Repealed]
16E.     Value Added Finance Authority
16F.     Superconducting Super Collider Authority [Repealed]
16G.     Economic Development
16H.     Science and Technology Authority
16I.     South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority [Repealed]
16J.     South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority
17.     Advisory Public Lands Committee [Repealed]
18.     South Dakota Historical Society
18A.     Bicentennial Commission [Repealed]
18B.     History and Historical Records
18C.     State Archives
18D.     Omnibus Centennial Commission [Executed]
18E.     Sale of Symbolic Deeds to Promote State Centennial [Repealed]
19.     Historic Sites and Monuments
19A.     Preservation of Historic Sites
19B.     County and Municipal Historic Preservation Activities
19C.     Historical Names
20.     Archaeological Exploration
21.     State Fair and Shows
22.     Arts
23.     Intergovernmental Cooperation [Transferred]
24.     Joint Exercise of Governmental Powers
24A.     Private Consultants to State Agencies

25.     Meetings of Public Agencies
25A.     Broadcast Announcements by Public Agencies
26.     Administrative Procedure and Rules
26A.     Publication of Administrative Rules
26B.     Termination and Legislative Review of Administrative Rules
26C.     Office of Administrative Hearings [Repealed]
26D.     Office of Hearing Examiners
26E.     Legislative Review of State Agencies [Repealed]
27.     Public Records and Files
28.     Reports of State Agencies [Repealed]
29.     Emergency Location of State Government
30.     Emergency Interim Succession to Office
31.     Commission on Human Relations [Repealed]
32.     Executive Reorganization_General Provisions and Definitions
33.     Department of Executive Management
33A.     Governor's Office of Energy Policy [Repealed]
33B.     Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts
34.     Department of Public Safety [Transferred]
35.     Department of Commerce and Regulation [Repealed and Transferred]
36.     Department of Social Services
36A.     Department of Human Services
37.     Department of Labor and Regulation
38.     Department of Environmental Protection [Transferred]
39.     Department of Game, Fish and Parks
40.     Department of Environment and Natural Resources
41.     Department of Agriculture
42.     Department of Tourism [Repealed and Transferred]
43.     Department of Health
44.     Department of Transportation
45.     Department of Education
46.     Department of the Military
46A.     Department of Veterans Affairs
47.     Department of Revenue
48.     State Cement Commission [Repealed]
49.     State Public Health Laboratory
50.     State Emergency Response Commission
51.     Department of Public Safety
52.     Department of Tourism
53.     Governor's Office of Economic Development
54.     Department of Tribal Relations
55.     Obligation Recovery Center
56.     State Board of Internal Control

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