Legislation

South Dakota Corn tracks legislation carefully during each year’s Legislative Session.

Follow important South Dakota legislation here. To read the full text of the bill, click on the title.

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SB 7 (Withdrawn) 2015

Purpose: revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies and to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy.

HB 1152 (Defeated) 2015

Purpose: limit the terms of certain conservation easements.

HB 1216 (Defeated) 2015

Purpose: repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts.

HB 1207 (Tabled) 2015

Purpose: revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation.

HB 1192 2015

Purpose: make an appropriation for the protection and enhancement of wildlife habitat and to declare an emergency.

HB 1173 2015

Purpose: deter certain frivolous appeals of land zoning decisions.

HB 1131 (Defeated) 2015

Purpose: revise certain taxes and fees to fund improvements to public roads and bridges in South Dakota.

SB 100 2015

Purpose: create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification.

SB 5 2015

Purpose: revise certain provisions concerning the assessment and taxation of real property.

SB 4 (Defeated) 2015

Purpose: make an appropriation for research concerning the administrative and financial impact of actual use on agricultural land assessments and to declare an emergency.

SB 3 2015

Purpose: provide for mediation of certain drainage disputes.

SB 2 2015

*SB 2 has been amended. Stay tuned for more details to come.

Purpose: provide for the establishment of river basin natural resource districts and to repeal certain provisions regarding county drainage management.

SB 1 2015

Purpose: finance improvements on the public highways and bridges by establishing or increasing the motor vehicle excise tax, taxes on fuel, motor vehicle registration fees, and wheel taxes, to provide for the distribution of certain revenue, and to establish certain state and local planning and reporting requirements concerning the condition of public highways and bridges. Amended to mirror Governor’s bill.

HB 1017 2013

Establish and revise certain provisions, bond amounts, fees and penalties related to the regulation of grain warehouses and grain buyers and to declare an emergency.

SB 176 2013

Appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents – Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program.

SB 210 2013

Provide for assessment of agricultural property based on the market, repeal the methodology that assesses agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, and to dissolve the implementation and oversight advisory task force.

SB 179 2013

Provide for a uniform county drainage permit application form and to remove the maximum limit for drainage permit fees.