Chapter 81

(House Bill 1057)

An Act to establish resident tuition requirements for veterans and armed forces personnel and family members.

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

Section 1. That § 13-53-29.1 be AMENDED.

13-53-29.1. Resident tuition--Veterans--Armed forces personnel--Spouse or child.

Any person who is a veteran as defined by §§ 33A-2-1 and 33A-2-2 shall be The following are classified as a resident student students without meeting having to meet the twelve-month residency requirement within South Dakota pursuant to § 13-53-24. If the veteran has established a South Dakota residence, the provisions of this section also apply to the spouse or child of the veteran:

(1) Any person who is a veteran as defined in § 33A-2-1 or 33A-2-2;

(2) Any person who is an active duty member of the armed forces;

(3) The spouse or child of a veteran who has established residency in this state; and

(4) The spouse or child of an active duty member of the armed forces.

Section 2. That § 13-53-41.2 be REPEALED.

13-53-41.2. Resident tuition rates for armed forces personnel stationed for active duty in state.

Signed March 8, 2021

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