American Financial Services Association - South Dakota
American Financial Services Association

South Dakota

South Dakota

South Dakota (SD)


Capital: Pierre

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
882,235
Population 2017 873,286
Population 2016 862,890
Below Poverty 2018 10.6
Below Poverty 2017 13.0
Below Poverty 2016 13.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
66.6
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 66.7
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 67.1
Unemployed 2018 3.0
Unemployed 2017 3.2
Unemployed 2016 3.0
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 14,065
STATE FACTS
Belle Fourche is the geographical center of the Untied States, designated in 1959 and noted by an official marker and sheepherder’s monument called a “Stone Johnnie.”
Sculptor Gutzon Borglum began drilling into the 6,200-foot Mount Rushmore in 1927. Creation of the shrine to democracy took 14 years and cost a mere $1 million, though it’s now deemed priceless.
Badlands National Park consists of nearly 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles and spires blended with the largest protected mixed grass prairie in the United States.

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
 Kristi Noem (R)
 Lieutenant Governor  Larry Rhoden (R)
 Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg (R)
 Secretary of State Steve Barnett (R)
 State Senate Control R – 30; D – 5
 State House Control R – 59; D – 11

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 8, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment March 13, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline February 25, 2019
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Five days, not including Saturdays, Sundays or holidays
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 15 days from adjournment
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date July 1 after passage

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act

AFSA Comment Letters

 

Enforcement

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in South Dakota

Political Geography


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