21.519.13 96th Legislative Session 183

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1189


Introduced by: Representative Bordeaux

An Act to establish a tribal flag display in the rotunda of the capitol building.

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

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

5-15-52. Official Tribal Flag--Capitol building display.

The official flag of each of the nine federally recognized Indian tribes that share the common boundaries of this state may be displayed in a suitable place in the rotunda of the capitol building to be determined by the commission, with the agreement of the corresponding tribal government.

The Legislature may hold a ceremony open to the public to honor and recognize the flag display during each legislative session and representatives from each branch of state government and from each tribe shall be invited to participate.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.