• Legislature

    Type of Legislature South Dakota has a part-time, bicameral legislature. House of Representatives: 70 members | 2-year terms Term limit:…

  • Committee Oversight Authority

    Joint Rules Subpoena powers are only prescribed to the Government Operations and Audit Committee (except in ethics investigations): "2-6-1. Administration…

  • Standing Committees Focused on Oversight

    House Government Operations and Audit Committee Website Membership; documents; legislation; and meeting agendas, minutes, podcast, and audio available on website.…

  • Fiscal Committees

    House Committee on Appropriations Website Membership and meeting schedule, agendas, documents, and audio available on website. Purpose/Jurisdiction "The general appropriation…

  • Oversight Partners

    Department of Legislative Audit Website Mission Statement "Our mission is to serve the legislators, government officials and citizens of the…

  • Fiscal Data

    Open Budget Searchable budget tables and graphs available on website OPEN SD Payroll, checkbook, contracts, budget, and more available on…

  • Oversight in the News

    Fund controlled by governor may soon require legislative oversight¬†(Black Hills Pioneer, 2/22/2024) In response to recent controversy over a fund…