1-22-7 Poet laureate of state--Qualifications and appointment.
Poet laureate of state--Qualifications and appointment.
There is created the office of
poet laureate of South Dakota. The Governor shall appoint the poet laureate to serve at the pleasure
of the Governor. No person is eligible for the appointment unless the person is a resident of this
state. No person may be appointed unless such person has been recommended to the Governor by
the South Dakota State Poetry Society and has written and published poems of recognized merit
prior to the appointment.
Source: SL 1959, ch 307; SDC Supp 1960, § 55.0115; SL 2009, ch 1, § 115.