ENTITLED, An Act to establish the Legislature's Planning Committee.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. There is hereby created the Legislature's Planning Committee to make a continuing
study of emerging trends, assets, and challenges in South Dakota and to address the long-term
implications of the decisions made by the Legislature.
Section 2. The Legislature's Planning Committee shall be composed of the speaker of the House
of Representatives, the president pro tempore of the Senate, the chair of the Executive Board of the
Legislative Research Council, a member of the appropriations committee, and seven other members
of the Legislature to be appointed by the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. The
members of the Legislature's Planning Committee shall be appointed biennially for terms expiring
January first of each succeeding even-numbered year and shall serve until their respective successors
are appointed and qualified. However, no fewer than two representatives, one from each party, and
one senator shall be reappointed each biennium to provide continuity. The total membership shall
be appointed in proportion to the political party makeup of the Legislature.
Section 3. Each year, the Executive Board shall identify up to six categories for the Legislature's
Planning Committee to study.
Section 4. The Legislature's Planning Committee shall select a chair and a vice chair and shall
be provided with staff assistance from the Legislative Research Council.
Section 5. The Legislature's Planning Committee shall collect and analyze data and give special
consideration to matters concerning demographics, education, labor, revenue, natural resources,
assets, challenges, trends, and the growth and efficiency of government in South Dakota. The
committee shall continuously identify long-term issues significant to South Dakota, set goals, and
issue a yearly report of its findings. The committee shall draw upon public input from all those who
may be concerned and knowledgeable in these areas. The committee may propose draft legislation
and policy recommendations to the Legislature to effectuate its mission.
An Act to establish the Legislature's Planning Committee.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1133
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1133
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State