ENTITLED, An Act to retain certain members of municipal governing bodies in office following
the redistricting of municipal wards.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That chapter 9-13 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
Notwithstanding the redistricting provided in § 9-13-16, the term of office of any member of the
governing body whose term of office extends beyond the next annual election is not affected, and
the governing body, as part of the redistricting process, shall designate the wards to be represented
by such members. Such council members may or may not be residents of the district they are
designated to represent. Each ward for which representation is not provided by such designation
shall, at the next ensuing annual election, elect a council member, the term of office to be determined
as provided in § 9-8-4.
An Act to retain certain members of municipal governing bodies in office following the redistricting
of municipal wards.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1076
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1076
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State