Education Committee, South Dakota State Senate

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The Education Committee is a standing committee of the South Dakota State Senate.

Per Section S4-1 of the Senate Rules, committees of the South Dakota State Senate are chosen by the President Pro Tempore and Minority Leader. Committees are assigned after the general election.[1] The President of the Senate is an ex officio member of the Legislative Procedure Committee and the President Pro Tempore is the chair of the Legislative Procedure Committee.[2] For all other standing committees, the member that is announced first serves as the chair of the committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: South Dakota Legislator Reference Book

Function

The Education Committee deals with bills relating to the school districts; the finance, operations, and curriculum of public schools; the teaching profession; special education; higher education; the board of regents; the department of education; and vocational-technical education.[4][5]

Members

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2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Education Committee Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (5)
Jason FrerichsDeb Soholt, Chair
Bernie HunhoffAlan Solano, Vice Chair
R. Blake Curd
Brock Greenfield
Bruce Rampelberg

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

2011-2012

2009-2010

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