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 https://inaugural19.sd.gov/default.aspx

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 http://sdsdl-montage.auto-graphics.com/

The SD Legislature website http://sdlegislature.gov/ 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 http://sdsdl-montage.auto-graphics.com/  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 http://www.sd.net/home/

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