South Dakota’s 2019 legislative session is about to kick off and bills are already being filed. Important bills will be listed below but are also available on the Legislative Research Council (LRC) website. Click here for that website.

2019 Session Bills of Interest


Adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. https://sdlegislature.gov/docs/legsession/2019/Bills/SB2P.pdf

SB 2


Create the Special Education Task Force. https://sdlegislature.gov/docs/legsession/2019/Bills/SB3P.pdf

SB 3


Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. https://sdlegislature.gov/docs/legsession/2019/Bills/SCR1P.pdf

SCR 1


Provide for a statewide resource information system.  https://sdlegislature.gov/docs/legsession/2019/Bills/SB8P.pdf

SB 8