State bills will go through the State Senate and the State House. Bills going through the Senate begin with S. Bills going through the House begin with HR. There is no set order of the two branches it must go through first or second. If it goes first through the Senate it will then go through the House. If it first goes through the House it will then go through the Senate. A bill must pass through both branches before it will be considered law. State bills fo to the govenor while national bills go to the president.
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
South Dakota Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley
U.S. Senators representing South Dakota should not be confused with South Dakota State Senators. Each state has two US Senators, and each state's two make up the 100 U.S. Senators. However, there are far more than 100 total senators.
South Dakota US Senator John Thune
South Dakota US Senator Mike Rounds
South Dakota U.S. House Representatives should not be confused with South Dakota State House Representatives. South Dakota has 1 U.S. House Representative.
South Dakota State Senators should not be confused with South Dakota US Senators. North Dakota has 35 State Senators.
South Dakota State House Representatives should not be confused with South Dakota US House Representatives. South Dakota has 70 State House Representatives.
South Dakota Senate
South Dakota House