Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Legislative Session kicks off January 8, 2019

South Dakota will usher in the 2019 94th Legislative Session with more fanfare than usual, as a new administration moves into the Capitol.  Inaugural ceremonies and celebration are set for Saturday, January 5th in Pierre.  Inaugural information can be found at

The 2019 Legislative Session officially begins at noon on Tuesday, January 8th.  A State of the State message will be held at 1 pm.  Visit the SD State Library digital collections page to view historical State of the State and Inaugural Messages

The SD Legislature website has all of the information you need to know about current and historical legislators, House and Senate bills, session calendar, and a current list of SD Laws and Administrative Rules.  Historical SD Codified Laws can be found at the SD State Library in paper and online at  Look for the Featured Collections.

Live audio broadcasts of morning committee meetings and afternoon House and Senate sessions are provided by SD Public Broadcasting. Links are available at

SD Library Association Legislative Day will be held in Pierre on Tuesday, February 12.