22.500.10 97th Legislative Session 85

2022 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1079


An Act

ENTITLED An Act to revise provisions regarding court transcript costs.

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

Section 1. That § 15-15-7 be AMENDED:

15-15-7. Unless ordered by the court to be supplied to an indigent or an indigent's counsel and paid out of the county treasury where court was held, a fee shall be charged to the person ordering a typewritten transcript by filing of an order for transcript on appeal of a proceeding taken by an officer of the court, which shall be certified to be a correct transcript of the reporter's notes of the evidence.

Section 2. The amendment to § 15-15-7 provided in section 1 of this Act is subject to the Supreme Court's adoption of a new rule establishing the page rate cost for both an original and copy of the transcript, effective January 1, 2023.

An Act to revise provisions regarding court transcript costs.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

House as Bill No. 1079

Chief Clerk

Speaker of the House


Chief Clerk

President of the Senate


Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1079

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2022 at ____________M.


for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2022




Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2022

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State


Asst. Secretary of State