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Jan 13, 2018

2018 South Dakota State Legislature

As the South Dakota Legislature begins the 2018 session, you can find the information you need to understand the legislative process on this page, including what laws are being proposed and how you can make sure your voice is heard. 

South Dakota Legislature - Legislative Research Council

The official website of the South Dakota Legislature. Find information on past legislative sessions, current legislators, and South Dakota laws, and read the bills being discussed.

2018 Legislative Session Calendar

Track upcoming hearings and votes on the Legislature's official calendar.

Television and Radio Coverage

South Dakota Public Broadcasting provides coverage of floor sessions and committee meetings.

Want to contact your representative?You may also e-mail your legislator using the link in their provided profile or leave a phone message by calling either the House or Senate lobby:

Senate Lobby: 605-773-3821

House Lobby: 605-773-3851 

Crackerbarrel Session Information Rapid City: January 27, February 10, February 24, and March 3
The January 27 and February 24 meetings are 9-11 AM at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology New Classroom Building.
The February 10 and March 3 meetings are 9-11 AM at the Western Dakota Tech Event Center.
Crackerbarrels are free and open to the public. 

Resources

Who are my legislators?

Elected Officials information from the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce 

Pages related to legislation 

Coming soon Rapid City Legislator Profiles (Senator is listed first for each district. Names link to their Legislative Research Council profile. Where available, the legislator's Rapid City Journal profile is linked as well)

District 32

Solano, Alan

Conzet, Kristin

McPherson, Sean

District 33 

Jensen, PhilRCJ

Howard, Taffy

Johnson, David

District 34 

Partridge, Jeffrey

Diedrich, Michael

Lust, David

District 35

Haveryly, Terri - RCJ

Campbell, Blaine

DiSanto, Lynn 

Bill tracking landing page

How an Idea Becomes Law

Lobbying and Campaign Finance

The National Institute on Money in State Politics is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides access to state data on campaign finance.

2016

News Archive of Legislature articles

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