Gov. Noem Signs Bills into Law

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February 12, 2024

Contact: Amelia Joy


Gov. Noem Signs Bills into Law


PIERRE, S.D. – Today, Governor Kristi Noem signed 12 bills into law.


The governor held bill signing ceremonies for SB 75, which modifies provisions pertaining to the designation of a legal newspaper (photo), SB 79, which revises provisions related to the possession, distribution, and manufacture of child pornography (photo), and HB 1090, which revises provisions related to tax deeds (photo).


Governor Noem also signed the following nine bills into law: 


  • SB 5 reduces the amount of time required before the removal of a city manager is effective;
  • SB 26 clarifies the membership of the Open Meeting Commission;
  • SB 27 modifies the criteria for removal from the sex offender registry;
  • HB 1046 prohibits the intentional disarming of a law enforcement officer and to provide a penalty therefor;
  • HB 1047 enhances the penalties for eluding law enforcement;
  • HB 1058 modifies agency reporting requirements on licensure, certification, job placements, and the labor market;
  • HB 1059 revises certain provisions regarding insurance holding companies;
  • HB 1095 establishes provisions for the operation of automated motor vehicles; and,
  • HB 1101 provides a special motor vehicle license plate for recipients of the Legion of Merit award.


Governor Noem has signed 53 bills into law this legislative session.