21.372.13 96th Legislative Session 400

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 60

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to revise the membership of the Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 23-3-28 be AMENDED.

23-3-28. Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission--Appointment--Terms of members.

There is hereby created a Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission in the Office of the Attorney General. This commission shall consist of thirteen members, eight of whom shall be appointed by the attorney general as follows: one person from the Division of Highway Patrol; one person who is a duly elected, qualified, and acting sheriff of this state; one person who is a duly appointed, qualified, and acting member of a municipal police department of this state; one member who is a certified tribal law enforcement officer; one person who is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota; one member recommended by the executive director of the Board of Regents; one member recommended by the South Dakota Municipal League; and one member recommended by the South Dakota County Commissioners Association. Two members of the commission shall be civilians appointed by the Governor after consultation with the attorney general. Civilians are defined as a person who is not currently or ever has been a certified law enforcement officer.

The attorney general on the first appointments shall appoint three members for terms of one year and four members for a term of two years; thereafter all appointments shall be for two years. The Governor shall appoint civilian members to terms of two years. An appointee is eligible to be reappointed.

An Act to revise the membership of the Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 60

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 60

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