ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings
of public bodies.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 1-25-1.1 be amended to read as follows:
1-25-1.1. All public bodies shall provide public notice, with proposed agenda, that is visible,
readable, and accessible for at least an entire twenty-four hours before any meeting, by posting a
copy of the notice, visible to the public, at the principal office of the public body holding the
meeting. The proposed agenda shall include the date, time, and location of the meeting. The notice
shall also be posted on the public body's website upon dissemination of the notice, if such a website
exists. For special or rescheduled meetings, the information in the notice shall be delivered in person,
by mail, by email, or by telephone, to members of the local news media who have requested notice.
For special or rescheduled meetings, all public bodies shall also comply with the public notice
provisions of this section for regular meetings to the extent that circumstances permit. A violation
of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
An Act to revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1158
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1158
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