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.

March 7, 2022 Free Speech

House Joint Resolution 5003

House Joint Resolution 5003 would create a ballot measure for a South Dakota Constitutional amendment defining a human being as "an individual living member of the species of Homo sapiens."

February 19, 2022 Reproductive Freedom

House Bill 1208

House Bill 1208 bans medication abortion and the dispensal, distribution, manufacture, prescription, sale, or transfer of any medication used for medication abortion.

February 17, 2022 Reproductive Freedom