Tag: South Dakota

Nonprofits and Volunteer Privacy On March 27, 2019, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed legislation (S.B. 123) providing privacy protection policies for volunteers of nonprofit corporations. According to the law, before a nonprofit corporation requests that a volunteer provide his or her Social Security number (SSN), it must adopt a privacy protection policy that sets…

Smoking Prohibitions to Include Vaping On March 27, 2019, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed legislation (H.B. 1209) to add the use of vapor products to the state’s smoking prohibitions in public places and the workplace. In addition to other definitions, the law clarifies that vapor products are any noncombustible product containing nicotine that employs a heating…

2019 Minimum Wage Increase According to the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, the state’s minimum wage increases for 2019 as follows: The state minimum wage increases to $9.10 per hour. The hourly minimum wage for tipped employees increases to $4.55 per hour. These rates are effective January 1, 2019. See the department’s announcement

Data Breach Notification On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed legislation (S.B. 62) creating a data breach notification system that requires information holders to notify South Dakota residents when their personal or protected information has been, or is reasonably believed to have been, acquired by an unauthorized person. The law also provides…

Data Breach Notification On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed legislation (S.B. 62) creating a breach notification requirement for businesses in the state that own or license computerized personal or protected information of residents. Businesses must provide notice to the impacted residents whose information was acquired by an unauthorized person within 60…