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Today, Governor Kristi Noem signed fourteen bills into law:


  • HB 1001 corrects technical errors in statutory cross-references regarding insurance.
  • HB 1002 revises certain provisions regarding fingerprint-based background checks for the Real Estate Commission and the appraiser certification program.
  • HB 1003 revises certain provisions regarding credit for reinsurance.
  • HB 1009 revises certain provisions regarding the licensing of electricians and electrical contractors.
  • HB 1022 repeals certain obsolete state estate and inheritance tax provisions.
  • HB 1023 repeals obsolete property tax provisions and revises property tax cross-references and land classification statutes.
  • HB 1024 repeals obsolete provisions and revises statutory cross-references for the energy minerals severance tax, state and municipal sales taxes, contractor’s excise tax, alcohol licenses, and gaming tax.
  • HB 1025 deletes or revises certain outdated language relating to education.
  • HB 1030 revises and clarifies certain provisions regarding the required minimum distribution methods of the South Dakota Retirement System.
  • HB 1043 provides enhanced permit criteria for current and former law enforcement officers.
  • HB 1048 revises provisions regarding the sales of certain older vehicles at auction.
  • HB 1070 revises certain provisions regarding the Unified Judicial System.
  • HB 1082 revises certain state aid to education definitions for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • HB 1083 grants authority to the Secretary of Education to waive accountability requirements in certain situations.