<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><head><meta charset="UTF-8" /><title></title><meta name="Generator" content="PowerTools for Open XML" /><style>span { white-space: pre-wrap; } p.s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0 { margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0; margin-left: 0; margin-right: 0; text-indent: 0.00in; text-align: justify; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 108%; } span.s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0 { color: black; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000000 { color: #0000FF; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000001 { color: black; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000002 { color: #0000FF; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541000003 { color: black; background: white; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } </style></head><body><div><p dir="ltr" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"></span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Rules?Rule=05:02:23:04"><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000000">05:02:23:04</span></a><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000001">.Signing of oaths.</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"> </span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0">A member of the post-election auditing board shall sign the oath or affirmation of office prescribed in </span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"></span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Rules?Rule=05:02:23:01"><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000002">5:02:23:01</span></a><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"> before performing any duties of a member of the board</span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541000003"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"></span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000001">Source:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"> </span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0">50 SDR 66, effective December 5, 2023</span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"></span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000001">General Authority:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"> SDCL </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=12-1-9"><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000002">12-1-9</span></a><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0">(4)(11).</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"></span><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000001">Law Implemented:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0"> SDCL </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=12-17B-18"><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0-000002">12-17B-18</span></a><span class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s7e45f4b0-ff4b-4f65-846c-a5d2e9df0541000003"> </span></p></div></body></html>