South Dakota Legislative Report card

Key state-level legislation:


SB 87 - would require any place seeking to prohibit firearms to provide security screening, including metal detectors.

HB 1271 - allows carrying of firearms in private schools and churches


HB 1072 - permitless carry

  • Columns contain the legislation we graded during the legislative session.Graded actions include (s)ponsorship, (c)ommittee vote, (p)assage, (a)mendments
  • Grades on selected legislation are scored as 1 (positive action), -1 (negative action), or 0 (abstention)
  • "Score" is an aggregate of all actions
  • "Rating" is an average of actions taken