21.454.10 96th Legislative Session 459
Introduced by: Senator Bolin
An Act to revise the population requirement for appointment of coroners.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 7-7-1.4 be AMENDED.
Notwithstanding the provisions of
the board of county commissioners in any county with a population of
more may, by resolution, appoint a coroner who shall serve at the
pleasure of such board. However, no board of county commissioners may
exercise the authority granted pursuant to this section unless:
(1) Not later than the April first preceding the election for coroner, the board, by resolution, adopts the appointment option; and
(2) The appointment of any appointed coroner may not take effect until the expiration of the term of office of any duly elected coroner.
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