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


An Act to require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. http://sdlegislature.gov/docs/legsession/2019/Bills/HB1229HHE.pdf

HB 1229


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

SB 3


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

SB 8