21.454.11 96th Legislative Session 459

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 168

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED 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.

7-7-1.4. Appointment--Coroner.

Notwithstanding the provisions of § 7-7-1.1, the board of county commissioners in any county with a population of sixty thousand or 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.

An Act to revise the population requirement for appointment of coroners.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 168

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 168

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