CHAPTER 134

(HB 1091)

Magistrate court may administer adult probation drug programs.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  permit magistrate courts to administer adult probationary drug court programs under certain circumstances.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That chapter 16-12B be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:

     Any magistrate court with a magistrate judge presiding has authority, upon assignment of the presiding judge of the circuit, to act in lieu of a circuit judge having jurisdiction to administer and preside over an adult probationary drug court program.

     Signed March 5, 2007
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