2020 SD Legislative Bills affecting the Alcohol Beverage/Gaming industries

As of 2/18/20


HB 1021: revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Lottery Commission. Signed by Governor on 2/19/20.


HB 1063: revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. Delivered to Governor (2/27); Signed by the Governor 


HB 1064: restrict certain vapor products. Deferred to the 41st Day (8-5)


HB 1073: authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. Certified uncontested, placed on consent (2/27); Passed the House (61-8); Passed the Senate (34-0)


HB 1081: exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. Delivered to Governor (2/27); Signed by the Governor


HB 1098: authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency, Deferred to the 41st Day (12-1).


HB 1099: authorize counties to impose a temporary sales and use tax and to issue revenue bonds to fund certain county infrastructure construction.  Passed House Taxation (8-5). Failed on the House Floor (32-35).


HB 1176: authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. Withdrawn by the prime sponsor.


HB 1249: revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. Reconsidered. Deferred to 41st Day – (7-5).


HB 1250: increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. Deferred to 41st Day – (8-4).


HB 1265: revise provisions regarding off-sale delivery licenses for the delivery of alcoholic beverages. Deferred to 41st Day – (8-4).


HB 1282: create the lottery repeal and recovery fund and revise provisions regarding the distribution of state revenue from video lottery. Tabled (5-4) – 2/27/20.   Referred to the 41st Day (6-5)

SB 68: authorize a county gross receipts tax. Deferred to the 41st Day (5-2).


SB 84: authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. Referred to the House Local Gov’t Committee – (2/27).   Amended and passed the Senate (28-0); Passed the House (54-12)


SJR 501: Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues.  Scheduled for hearing on 3/2 – House State Affairs Committee.    Passed the Senate (24-10); Passed the House (36-27)  Will be on the election ballot in November.


A complete list of all bills can be found here

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