Codified Laws

Text Search

Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find

Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3


1-26-7.1Agency's statement of reasons for adoption or rejection of rule.

Upon adoption of a rule or upon the rejection of a petition filed pursuant to § 1-26-13, an agency, if requested to do so in writing by an interested person either prior to adoption or rejection or within thirty days thereafter, shall issue a written concise statement of the principal reasons for and against the rule's adoption, incorporating therein its reasons for overruling the considerations urged against the rule's adoption or rejection. A copy of the statement shall be served on the members of the Interim Rules Review Committee and the director of the Legislative Research Council.

Source: SL 1966, ch 159, § 3; SDCL, § 1-26-4 (2); SL 1972, ch 8, § 5; SL 1975, ch 16, § 17; SL 1983, ch 5, § 2; SL 1997, ch 12, § 1.

Get Chapter 1-26
Back to Chapter 1-26

Click message to listen