Attorney general files proposed legislation

PIERRE – Attorney General Marty J. Jackley announces the pre-filing of the following proposed legislation: 1. Child Pornography and Human Trafficking Forfeiture Bill. Consistent with the national trend, South Dakota is experiencing an increase in sexual crimes including internet crimes against children and human trafficking affecting children. “In an effort … Read Article

Legislators look at another change for valuing agricultural properties

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – This winter the Legislature will consider changing South Dakota’s system for setting the taxable values of agriculture property. Farm and ranch properties would be valued according to their actual use as cropland or non-cropland, rather than on the productivity potential of their … Read Article