(House Bill 1024)
An Act to revise and repeal certain provisions regarding self-support tuition rates at off-campus locations governed by the Board of Regents.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 13-51-1.3 be AMENDED:
authorized by chapter 106 of the 2006 Session Laws
must be solely
for the purposes of providing a site for the operation of
and service programs delivered through institutions established by
the Legislature and governed by the Board of Regents. The Board of
Regents may only use the property for the primary purpose of
education or research. It is the intent of the Board of Regents and
the Eighty-first Legislature that the Board of Regents may not
without express legislative authorization:
(1) Organize the programs delivered at this site into a separate degree-granting institution;
(2) Erect student residence facilities on the site;
(3) Construct facilities on the site for use as intercollegiate athletic practice or competition;
(4) Establish intercollegiate athletic teams at the site;
(5) Sell any portion of the property acquired pursuant to chapter 106 of the 2006 Session Laws unless the property is appraised and advertised and offered for sale at public auction. No portion of the property may be sold except at public sale and for an amount less than the appraised value;
courses taught on the property at any rate other than the
self-support tuition rate; (7) Lease
for nonagricultural purposes more than ten percent of the surface
area of the property to third parties; (8)(7) Lease
to third parties more than ten percent of the useable space within
any building constructed with state funds appropriated by the
Legislature; or (9)(8) Permit
any free-standing commercial facility to be constructed on the
property or any commercial facility to be located within any building
constructed with state funds unless the commercial facility is
reasonably needed to meet the convenience and needs of the students
and instructors using the building.
Section 2. That § 13-28-37.1 be AMENDED:
A state subsidized
high school dual credit program
established for any student in grades eleven or twelve. The public
institution of higher education or technical college offering the
credit shall set the admission standards. A participating institution
shall regularly submit course availability, enrollment, and
completion data to the Department of Education.
If a student receives a failing grade in any course or withdraws from a course after the deadline and does not receive credit for the course, the student may no longer participate in the program. The Board of Regents or Board of Technical Education may reinstate a student who is prohibited from participating in the dual credit program if the student demonstrates good cause for failing a course or withdrawing from a course, or if at the student's expense the student retakes and passes the course that the student withdrew from or failed.
The dual credit program may not be used for remedial courses.
The Board of Regents shall set a
high school dual credit tuition rate equivalent to forty-three
percent of the undergraduate
tuition rate. The student taking the course shall pay an amount equal
to thirty-three and three
The student is responsible for
any other costs involved with attending a postsecondary institution.
For the purposes of this section, the term, undergraduate
tuition rate, means the per-credit rate, as set by the Board of
Regents, that was in effect on January first of the previous fiscal
Section 3. That § 13-51-1.2 be REPEALED:
All courses offered at
off-campus locations, which does not include online or other remote
technology course offerings, will be at self-support tuition rates
established by the Board of Regents, with the exception of nursing
courses offered at the Pierre site through the University of South
Dakota and South Dakota State University, which can be offered at
state-support rates if authorized by the board.
Section 4. That § 13-55-2.1 be REPEALED:
Any veteran who is
eligible for free tuition pursuant to § 13-55-2
who is enrolled, at a self-supporting off-campus institution, in any
undergraduate course under the control and management of the Board of
Regents not subsidized by the general fund is entitled to a benefit
of one hundred percent of the in-state resident tuition to be paid to
the institution by the Board of Regents. The veteran shall pay to the
institution any self-support off-campus tuition charge in excess of
the in-state resident tuition.
Signed March 9, 2022
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