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Noem Signs 13 Bills

March 26, 2020

PIERRE, S.D. - Governor Kristi Noem signed another package of bills today, many relating to cutting the red tape of unnecessary regulation.She signed 13 bills.  Governor Noem also signed Executive Order 2020-10 which suspends certain regulations to allow more flexibility during this public health crisis.  The Executive Order, along with all of the governor’s orders, can be accessed on the Secretary of State’s website.


  • SB 18 An Act to revise certain provisions regarding professional counselors.
  • SB 19 An Act to revise certain provisions regarding marriage and family therapists.
  • SB 24 An Act to revise the fees for pesticide registration, private applicator licenses, commercial applicator licenses, and pesticide dealer licenses.
  • SB 43 An Act to authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to issue revenue bonds to provide for maintenance and repair on facilities controlled by the Board of Regents and to provide appropriation therefor.
  • SB 60 An Act to adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact.
  • SB 97 An Act to title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record.
  • SB 161 An Act to exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy.
  • SB 164 An Act to revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles.
  • HB 1092 An Act to provide for an assumption of risk by any person engaged in off-road vehicle activity and to limit the liability of the renters of off-road vehicles under certain circumstances.
  • HB 1154 An Act to revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates.
  • HB 1166 An Act to revise provisions regarding the appointment of inactive watershed district boards and the reactivation of watershed districts and to declare an emergency.
  • HB 1199 An Act to revise civil liability for riot and incitement.
  • HB 1259 An Act to clarify provisions regarding the discretionary formula for determining the assessed value of property for tax purposes.