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This is the official website for the SD Legislative Research Council. Everything you want to know about the SD Legislature.
Thomas: Legislative information on the Internet. Wealth of resources about the US House and Senate, but with other interesting links and information related to state and government in general.
A memorial to the legislature of Dakota, asking for a constitutional convention for that part of Dakota south of the 46th parallel, published by L.E. Cavalier & Co., Yankton, 1885(?).
Bill titles--how important are they?, SD Legislative Research Council, 1993.
From citizen to lawmaker: attitudes, perceptions and expectations of new members of the 1995 SD legislature, Carol Stonefield, 1995.
Guide to the legislature, SDLRC, 1994. (Find it online on the LRC web site.)
Government in South Dakota, W.0. Farber, T.C. Geary, & L.M. Carlson, 1979.
Handbook for SD legislators, SDLRC, each year since 1982.
House bills, SD Legislature, House of Representatives, published yearly.
Interim report to the...Legislature, SDLRC, ongoing publication
Journal of the House, 1981-
Journal of the Senate, 1981-
Laws passed at the session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Dakota, Dakota Territory, 1862-89.
Legislative manual, SD Legislature, published yearly.
Official directory and rules of the Senate and House of Representatives and Joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives, SD Legislature.
Pierre review: An insider's look at SD power and politics, published by Rapid City Journal, 1993.
Proceedings, SD Legislature - Senate, 1890 to present
Proceedings, SD Legislature - House of Representatives, 1890 to present
Senate bills, SD Legislature, yearly.