21.179.12 96th Legislative Session 400

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 12

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED 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, 2016.

An Act to update a reference to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names standards manual.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 12

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 12

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2021 at ____________M.

By

for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2021

Governor

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,

ss.

Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2021

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State

By

Asst. Secretary of State