Chapter 24

(Senate Bill 139)

An Act to increase the base salary for certain judges.

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

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

3-8-2.3. Additional adjustment of the salaries of justices and circuit judges.

The base annual salary of each justice of the Supreme Court and each circuit judge shall be adjusted upward six percent on July 1, 2021, and the subsequent base annual salary shall be adjusted upward an additional six percent on July 1, 2022. Each adjustment is based on the justice's or judge's salary as of the date of the increase and is in addition to any across-the-board increase to the base salary as provided pursuant to § 3-8-2.1.

Signed March 21, 2021

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

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