21.179.11 96th Legislative Session 400
Introduced by: The Committee on Transportation at the request of the Department of Transportation
An Act to update a reference to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names standards manual.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 1-19C-2.1 be AMENDED.
1-19C-2.1. South Dakota Board on Geographic Names created--Members--Meetings--Investigations--Promulgation of rules.
The South Dakota Board on
Geographic Names is hereby created. The board consists of one
representative each from the Department of Tribal Relations, the
Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Department of
Transportation, the State Historical Society, and the Department of
Tourism. The board shall elect a chair and vice chair from among its
membership and shall meet at least once each year to consider issues
related to geographical place names and to make recommendations to
the appropriate local, state, and federal agencies. The board shall
investigate any proposed names, solicit public input, and make a
recommendation to the United States Board on Geographic Names as to
whether the board supports a new or replacement name. The board may
establish procedures and standards to recommend, evaluate, and select
geographic place names by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26.
The rules shall be compatible with the standards of the United States
Board on Geographic Names as contained in its manual, Principles,
Policies and Procedures: Domestic Names, Reston, Virginia,
Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.
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