State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
SENATE STATE AFFAIRS
ENGROSSED NO. SB 175 - 2/8/2012
Introduced by: Senators Gray, Haverly, and Heineman and Representatives Abdallah and
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to increase the number of video lottery machines that may
be placed in a licensed establishment.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 42-7A-44 be amended to read as follows:
42-7A-44. The placement of video lottery machines in licensed establishments shall be
subject to the rules of the commission promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26. No more than
video lottery machines may be placed in any licensed establishment. If more than ten
video lottery machines are placed in a licensed establishment, each video lottery machine in
excess of ten machines shall include video lottery game software approved by the commission
after July 1, 2011.
The bar or lounge with an on-sale license issued pursuant to subdivision 35-4-2(12) or (16) shall be restricted to persons twenty-one years of age or older. The entrance to
the area where video lottery machines are located shall display a sign that the premises are
restricted to persons twenty-one years or older. Notwithstanding the restrictions in §§ 35-4-79
to 35-4-79.2, inclusive, persons under the age of twenty-one may only enter the premises where
video lottery machines are located
provided if they are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or
spouse of twenty-one years or older.