ENTITLED, An Act to increase the expense allowances of legislators.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 2-4-2 be amended to read as follows:
2-4-2. The salary of each member of the Legislature is six thousand dollars for every regular
legislative session. In addition, each legislator shall receive:
(1) Reimbursement to be paid after the legislative session for actual mileage or its equivalent
traveled to and from home not more than once each weekend or between days of recess
during the regular legislative session, at state rates established by the Board of Finance;
(2) Expenses of one hundred twenty-three dollars per day for each day of a regular or special
legislative session as prepaid reimbursement for living expenses, including meals and
lodging, laundry, cleaning and pressing of clothing, and all other uncompensated expenses
as defined in § 2-4-2.1 incident to the performance of legislative services, or at the
amount fixed for the per diem allowance that is authorized by the United States Internal
Revenue Service to be excluded from the gross income without itemization as of October
first each year, whichever of the two is greater; and
(3) Five cents once each session for every mile of necessary travel in going to and returning
from the place of meeting of the Legislature by the most usual route.
For each day's attendance at special sessions, each member, in addition to mileage and expenses,
shall receive a per diem calculated by the director of the Legislative Research Council equal to the
normal daily compensation for the regular session immediately preceding the special session.
An Act to increase the expense allowances of legislators.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1212
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1212
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