Disability Rights Blog
Jan 12

2022 Legislative Bills Tracking List

The 2022 legislative session is currently taking place in South Dakota, and there are several pieces of legislation that have the potential to impact individuals with disabilities this year. Listed below are some of the bills that DRSD is keeping track of.

To see information about each bill, click on the title of the Senate or House Bill that you would like to learn more about. You can also visit the  LRC Website to see a full list of this year’s bills.

Senate Bills

SB 9 – revise the definition of a designated caregiver.

SB 53 – make an appropriation to increase workforce housing and to declare an emergency.

SB 55 – appropriate funds for the expansion of broadband infrastructure and to declare an emergency.

SB 59 – revise property tax levies for school districts and to revise the state aid to general and special education formulas.

SB 65 – delineate uses for the South Dakota housing opportunity fund.

SB 69 – provide for an electronic system to update voter registration information.

House Bills

HB 1001 – revise the freeze on assessments for dwellings of disabled and senior citizens.

HB 1011 – revise the application process for the reduction of tax on dwellings owned by paraplegics.

HB 1014 – make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability and to declare an emergency.

HB 1016 – make an appropriation for costs related to disasters in the state and to declare an emergency.

HB 1019 – make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency.

HB 1029 – revise the definition of telehealth for purposes of health insurance policies.

HB 1040 – reduce the maximum property tax levies for the general fund of school districts.

HB 1041 – facilitate legislative oversight of settlement agreements involving a state entity or official.

HB 1055 – require informational transparency regarding the issuance of executive orders.