Gov. Noem issues proclamation for special session

PIERRE, S.D. — Governor Kristi Noem issued a proclamation for a special session of the state legislature on Friday.

The legislature will meet on Monday, October 5, 2020 with the purpose of considering legislation related to the use of federal stimulus relief funds, including the $1.25 billion allocated to South Dakota in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF).

“South Dakota has used our federal CRF funds as intended to cover many costs related to COVID-19,” said Gov. Noem. “We all have a shared mission: to make South Dakota stronger, safer, and healthier. I look forward to hearing the legislature’s recommendations of how we can accomplish that while being good stewards of taxpayer dollars.”

The special session was first announced on September 21, and the session will take place from 10 a.m. until midnight on Monday.

Gov. Noem will address a joint session of the legislature from the chamber of the House of Representatives at 10 a.m.

You can read the proclamation here and attached.

2020 Gov. Noem Special Session Proclamation

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