AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to require the reporting of the outcomes of certain licensure and certification examinations.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. If any department, board, or commission of the state administers a licensure or certification examination to any person who completed a degree program at an institution under the control of the Board of Regents, the department, board, or commission shall annually report to the Board of Regents and the Department of Labor and Regulation the following:
            (1)    The number of persons who completed a degree program at each institution under the control of the Board of Regents to whom the department, board, or commission administered a licensure or certification examination during that year; and
            (2)    The number of persons in subdivision (1) who successfully passed the licensure or certification examination, including any subparts of any licensure or certification process.
    Section 2. If any department, board, or commission of the state administers a licensure or certification examination to any person who completes a degree program or a training program at a public postsecondary technical institute in the state, the department, board, or commission shall annually report to the Board of Education and the Department of Labor and Regulation the following:
            (1)    The number of persons who completed a degree program or training program at each public postsecondary technical institute in the state and to whom the department, board, or commission administered a licensure or certification examination during that year; and
            (2)    The number of persons in subdivision (1) who successfully passed the licensure or certification examination, including any subparts of any licensure or certification process.
    Section 3. The Board of Regents and the Board of Education shall each compile the information

received pursuant to this Act and provide it to the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council no later than November fifteenth of each year.


An Act to require the reporting of the outcomes of certain licensure and certification examinations.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 3

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 3
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State