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State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2013
HOUSE BILL NO. 1243
Introduced by: Representatives Wick, Haggar (Jenna), Kaiser, Kopp, May, Munsterman,
Novstrup (David), Stalzer, and Verchio and Senators Novstrup (Al), Brown,
Jensen, and Rhoden
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to protect employees from certain automatic deductions or
transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. No person may consent to any automatic payroll deduction or authorize any
automatic periodic checking account transfer for the purposes of enabling the recipient to make
political contributions to any candidates or causes unless:
(1) The consent or authorization is voluntary;
(2) The consent or authorization is entered into prior to any deduction;
(3) Each individual consent or authorization is supported by a separate consent or
authorization form prescribed by the State Board of Elections.
Each consent or authorization form shall be renewed at least annually or the consent or
authorization is subject to expiration at the end of twelve months and becomes void.
Section 2. Any political contribution from any person to a recipient shall be remitted
separately from contributions for dues, fees, or the payments to the recipient.
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