Constitutional officers to devote full time to office--Compensation limited to salaries--Businesses engaged in prior to taking office.
The Governor, justices of the Supreme Court, judges
of the circuit courts, attorney general, secretary of state, state treasurer, state auditor, and
commissioner of school and public lands shall devote full time to the duties of their respective
offices and such officers shall not be entitled to, or authorized to take or receive for any of their
official services any other compensation, emoluments, or perquisites than the salaries provided by
law. Said constitutional state officers shall, however, be authorized to retain an interest in a business
or occupation that said officer was engaged in prior to taking office, provided, however, that said
business or occupation does not cause the creation of a benefit or the making of a profit directly or
indirectly by the use of state moneys or using the same for a purpose not authorized by law.
Source: SL 1947, ch 241, § 6; SDC Supp 1960, § 48.0611; SL 1963, ch 288.