You can find the information you need to understand the legislative process here, including what laws were proposed for the 2013 session. Learn how you can make sure your voice is heard.
As the South Dakota Legislature begins the 2013 session, you can find the information you need to understand the legislative process, including what laws are being proposed and learn how you can make sure your voice is heard.
The official website of the South Dakota Legislature. Find information on past legislative sessions, current legislators, and South Dakota laws, and create a customized list of bills
Track upcoming hearings and votes on the Legislature's official calendar.
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
: January 12, January 19, February 2, and February 21. 9-11 AM at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology New Classroom Building. Crackerbarrels are free and open to the public.
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)
Legislative District Maps
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.
Main Image Credit:
South Dakota State Historical Society
2011 South Dakota Legislature