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Gov. Daugaard Signs Open Waters Compromise Sunset Repeal And Other Bills Into Law

Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501






FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, March 9, 2018

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen at 605-773-3212



Gov. Daugaard Signs Open Waters Compromise Sunset Repeal; Also Signs Other Bills Into Law


PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed House Bill 1081 today, repealing the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. Gov. Daugaard also signed the following bills:


SB 97 – provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans.


SB 140 – revise provisions regarding an objection to a custody or visitation order. 


SB 144 – revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. 


SB 148 – revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. 


SB 164 – prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. 


SB 165 – revise certain provisions regarding child custody and visitation and the enforcement of those provisions. 


SB 169 – revise certain provisions regarding confections that contain alcohol and to declare an emergency. 


SB 212 – revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. 


HB 1007 – require any initiated measure to embrace only one subject. 


HB 1054 – revise certain provisions regarding crimes that are considered violent for parole calculation purposes. 


HB 1083 – revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 


HB 1104 – revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 


HB 1106 – authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. 


HB 1110 – increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 


HB 1121 – revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. 


HB 1155 – create provisions regarding the language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. 


HB 1162 – provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 


HB 1248 – revise certain provisions regarding filing and recording secured transaction records with the Office of the Secretary of State. 


HB 1270 – adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. 


HB 1273 – revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 


HB 1281 – revise certain provisions regarding persons on probation and to declare an emergency. 


HB 1318 – authorize the South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority to transfer or grant excess reserves to any South Dakota governmental entity.