Taxation Committee, South Dakota State Senate

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The Taxation 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 Taxation Committee deals with bills relating to the levying and collection of property, sales, and other taxes; assessment procedures; mill levies; and classification of property.[4][5]


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2015 legislative session

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

Taxation Committee Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (5)
Jason FrerichsJeff Monroe, Chair
Jim Peterson (South Dakota)Brock Greenfield, Vice Chair
Gary Cammack
Bob Ewing
Jenna Haggar


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



Note: Maher switched his party affiliation to Republican in March 2010.

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