Chapter 71

(House Bill 1083)

An Act to grant authority to the secretary of education to waive accountability requirements in certain situations.

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

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

13-3-97. Waivers that affect school accountability.

If United States Department of Education waivers that affect school accountability calculations are in place due to a nationally declared emergency, the secretary of education may waive compliance with §§ 13-3-55 and 13-3-62 to 13-3-65, inclusive, through December 31, 2024.

Signed February 12, 2021

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.