Chapter 9

(House Bill 1127)

An Act to revise certain provisions regarding official meetings conducted by teleconference.

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

Section 1. That § 1-25-1.5 be AMENDED.

1-25-1.5. Teleconference meeting or hearing--Quorum--Vote.

Any official meeting may be conducted by teleconference. A teleconference may be used to conduct a hearing or take final disposition regarding an administrative rule pursuant to § 1-26-4. A member is deemed present if the member answers present to the roll call conducted by teleconference for the purpose of determining a quorum. Each vote at an official meeting held by teleconference shall may be taken by roll call voice vote. If any member votes in the negative, the vote shall proceed to a roll call vote.

Signed March 18, 2021

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

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.