21.666.11 96th Legislative Session 925

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 139


An Act

ENTITLED An Act to increase the base salary for certain judges.

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

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

3-8-2.3. Additional adjustment of the salaries of justices and circuit judges.

The base annual salary of each justice of the Supreme Court and each circuit judge shall be adjusted upward six percent on July 1, 2021, and the subsequent base annual salary shall be adjusted upward an additional six percent on July 1, 2022. Each adjustment is based on the justice's or judge's salary as of the date of the increase and is in addition to any across-the-board increase to the base salary as provided pursuant to § 3-8-2.1.

An Act to increase the base salary for certain judges.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 139

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate


Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House


Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 139

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2021 at ____________M.


for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2021




Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2021

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State


Asst. Secretary of State