State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
HOUSE ENGROSSED NO. HB 1131 - 2/6/2012
Introduced by: Representatives Tulson, Abdallah, Bolin, Brunner, Elliott, Hoffman, Jensen,
Jones, Kirkeby, Magstadt, and Verchio and Senators Holien, Begalka,
Heineman, Lederman, Novstrup (Al), Rampelberg, Rhoden, Schlekeway,
Tieszen, and Vehle
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public
notice for meetings of public bodies.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 1-25-1.1 be amended to read as follows:
1-25-1.1. All public bodies shall provide public notice, with proposed agenda,
twenty-four hours prior to that is visible, readable, and accessible for at least an entire twenty-four hours before
any meeting, by posting a copy of the notice, visible to the public, at the
principal office of the public body holding the meeting
, and, for. The notice shall also be posted
on the public body's website upon dissemination of the notice, if such a website exists. For
special or rescheduled meetings,
delivering, the information in the notice shall be delivered
person, by mail,
or by telephone,
the information in the notice
to members of the local news
media who have requested notice. For special or rescheduled meetings, all public bodies shall
also comply with the public notice provisions of this section for regular meetings to the extent
that circumstances permit. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
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Insertions into existing statutes are indicated by underscores.
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