Legislative Procedure Committee, South Dakota State Senate

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The Legislative Procedure 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


The Legislative Procedure Committee deals with bills relating to legislative procedures; the Legislative Research Council; and basic housekeeping matters during the legislative session.[4][5]


2015 legislative session

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

Legislative Procedure Committee Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (5)
Jason FrerichsCorey Brown, Chair
Billie SuttonTimothy Rave, Vice Chair
Phyllis Heineman
Ried Holien
Deb Soholt


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



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