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Gov. Noem Signs Bills into Law

March 8, 2022

PIERRE, S.D. – Today, Governor Kristi Noem signed 16 bills into law:


  • SB 4 revises provisions related to a written certification for the medical use of cannabis.
  • SB 12 revises the annual report on medical cannabis by the Department of Health to the Legislature.
  • SB 14 revises provisions related to the confidential list of medical cannabis cardholders maintained by the Department of Health.
  • SB 23 revises the definition of bona fide practitioner-patient relationship.
  • SB 27 revises the provisions regarding the denial or nonrenewal of a patient registry identification card.
  • SB 52 makes an appropriation for the replacement of the Richmond Lake spillway and for the general maintenance and repair of other state-owned dams.
  • SB 64 makes appropriations from the water and environment fund and its revolving subfunds for various water and environmental purposes.
  • SB 67 makes an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to improve and repair infrastructure around Lake Alvin and Newell Lake.
  • SB 73 provides for the use of artificial light and night-vision equipment while hunting coyotes and other predators.
  • SB 93 revises certain provisions related to the use of epinephrine and supraglottic airway devices by ambulance services.
  • SB 176 revises provisions regarding self-propelled agriculture units.
  • HB 1083 provides a partial property tax exemption for the surviving spouses of certain veterans.
  • HB 1130 specifies taxation, authorization, and standards of practice for the sale of travel insurance.
  • HB 1153 revises the number of class hours required to obtain a responsible broker’s license.
  • HB 1169 modifies the licensing of barbers.
  • HB 1195 directs the Indian Education Advisory Council to make an annual report to the Governor and the State-Tribal Relations Committee.


Governor Noem has signed 102 bills into law and vetoed one this legislative session.