Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 26-8D-8

  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
The oversight council shall consist of the following twenty members:
             (1)      The Governor shall appoint the following seven members:
             (a)      A representative from the Department of Corrections;
             (b)      A representative from the Department of Social Services;
             (c)      A representative who is a state’s attorney;
             (d)      A representative from a youth care provider;
             (e)      A representative from the Department of Tribal Relations;
             (f)      Two at large members;
             (2)      The Chief Justice shall appoint the following six members:
             (a)      A representative who is a criminal defense attorney;
             (b)      A representative who is a judge; and
             (c)      Four at large members;
             (3)      The majority leader of the Senate shall appoint the following three members:
             (a)      Two legislative members of the Senate, one from each political party; and
             (b)      One at large member;
             (4)      The majority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint the following three members:
             (a)      Two legislative members of the House of Representatives, one from each political party; and
             (b)      One member who is a county commissioner; and
             (5)      The attorney general shall appoint one member.
The oversight council shall select a chair and a vice chair.