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Governor Noem Signs Bills into Law


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


  • SB 3 enforces directives regarding contagious disease control.
  • SB 5 includes a child’s legal parents and guardians in the list of parties who may receive information related to reports of the child’s abuse or neglect.
  • SB 51 transfers licensure of individuals who may alter, repair, construct, or install on-site wastewater systems to the Plumbing Commission.
  • SB 58 removes an outdated cross-reference to the risk pool.
  • SB 61 revises a cross reference regarding the South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s investment agreement.
  • SB 62 revises certain provisions regarding appeals by the prosecution.
  • SB 74 revises certain provisions regarding drones.
  • HB 1011 increases certain boiler inspection fees and dedicates more of the fees to the state’s boiler inspection program.
  • HB 1014 establishes uniform complaint and declaratory ruling procedures for agencies regulating certain professions and occupations.
  • HB 1015 provides rule-making authority for establishing an appraiser experience training and setting fees.
  • HB 1027 identifies Water Management Board officers, authorizes appointment of a prehearing officer, and defines the duties of the prehearing officer.
  • HB 1028 revises petition requirements and the criteria for issuance of a water right permit.
  • HB 1071 corrects incorrect cross-references dealing with crimes and criminal procedures.
  • HB 1078 revises certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Historical Society.


Governor Noem has signed seventy-five bills into law this legislative session.