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Governor Noem Signs Military and Veterans Legislation





 

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Noem has signed five bills related to military and veterans issues into law.

 

“In South Dakota, we hold our veterans and our active duty military personnel dear to our hearts. In fact, we’re ranked the #1 state in America for veterans to live and work,” said Governor Kristi Noem. “This legislative session, we built on that accomplishment to make South Dakota an even better place for our veterans and servicemen.”

 

The five bills include:

 

  • SB 180 revises certain provisions regarding revenues generated by and donations to the South Dakota State Veterans Cemetery.
  • SB 181 makes an appropriation for road improvements leading to the State Veterans Cemetery.
  • HB 1018 authorizes the construction of a National Guard Readiness Center in Sioux Falls.
  • HB 1020 makes an appropriation to continue the veteran’s bonus program.
  • HB 1166 makes an appropriation to support the Ellsworth Air Force Base.

 

Governor Noem has signed 196 bills into law this legislative session.