South Dakota lawmakers have proposed 146 bills so far

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Online voter registration, laser pointer crimes and recognizing Juneteenth.

These are just a few of the 146 (as of noon on Jan. 19th) proposed bills to be discussed during South Dakota Legislature’s 2021 session. Week two of the session started Tuesday at the Capitol in Pierre.

Here’s an early outlook on some proposed legislation KELOLAND News has been tracking in the Senate, where there are 79 proposed bills as of Tuesday at noon. Look for more coverage from the 65 House bills in a Original.

In the Senate, a handful of bills deal with revisions for bridge and highway contracts, correct technical errors for state agencies and authorize more state agencies to declare an emergency.

Read the full story at KELOLAND.