Legislative Bill Tracker

It might just be a bill and only a bill, but these drafted pieces of legislation could become laws and affect your life in various ways.

Those effects could be positive, or in some cases, pretty negative. It's your duty as an activist to keep informed and ready to act.

On this page, we cover bills and measures we're tracking during the South Dakota Legislative Session. Tap through, learn more, and email your questions to southdakota@aclu.org

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House BIll 1012

House Bill 1012 would impose censorship in classrooms by vaguely forbidding ideas, courses, and units of study.

January 19, 2022 Free Speech

House Bill 1005

House Bill 1005 would stop transgender students from using multi-occupancy public school facilities that affirm their gender, including: shower rooms, bathrooms, changing rooms, and sleeping rooms for overnight trips. 

January 19, 2022 LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Rights