State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
HOUSE ENGROSSED NO. SB 186 - 2/24/2012
Introduced by: Senators Heineman, Johnston, Kraus, Maher, Novstrup (Al), Rhoden, and
Schlekeway and Representatives Gosch, Bolin, Brunner, Hansen (Jon),
Jensen, Liss, Rausch, Sly, and Wick
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to update the definition of the nonsectarian textbooks that
are loaned to certain students to include digital materials.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 13-34-23 be amended to read as follows:
13-34-23. Each public school board shall loan without charge to all persons ages five
through nineteen who are either enrolled in a public school,
or in a school supervised in accord
with chapter 13-4 or a nonpublic school
, or who are engaged in a course of instruction pursuant
to § 13-27-3, within the school district under such board's jurisdiction or who are residing in
such district but are not enrolled in any such school or engaged in any such course of instruction,
such nonsectarian textbooks designed for individual use as are normally furnished by such
school board to individual students enrolled in the public schools of the district under such
board's jurisdiction. For the purposes of this chapter, textbooks are any instructional materials
that constitute the principal source of teaching and learning for a given course of study including
print and digital materials, but not including any computer hardware.
All such textbooks shall
be approved by the respective school boards.