South Dakota Legislative & Regulatory


The 99th South Dakota Legislative Session convened Jan. 9, 2024.

MRES continuously monitors bills introduced in the South Dakota Legislature that could affect electric utilities in the state of South Dakota.

2023-2024 South Dakota Legislative Guide

Please save the date for the MRES Power Lunch, which will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the President’s and Speaker’s lobbies of the Capitol in Pierre. MRES will host a box lunch for lawmakers, who often stop, grab a bite to eat and spend time with representatives from municipal electric communities.

For more information about legislative activity in South Dakota, go to the Members Only section of the website to read the MRES Legislative Line, which breaks down bills and legislative issues for each of Missouri River's four member states — Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.


There are no relevant dockets or rulemakings underway at this time.

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