§ 13-6-1 Definition of terms
§ 13-6-1.1 Validation of past reorganization proceedings–Disputed proceedingsexcepted
§ 13-6-2 Legislative policy
§ 13-6-3.2 Record of proceedings kept by county commissioners–Plats transmitted tosecretary
§ 13-6-3.3 Public officials to make available information from public records
§ 13-6-4 Requirements for school district reorganization
§ 13-6-7 Municipality to be all in same district–Exception
§ 13-6-9.2 County commissioners as school board for district unable to furnish ownboard–Power to finance and operate school program
§ 13-6-10 Reorganization initiated by school board or voters–Development of plan–Deadlines for acknowledging petition and filing plan–Submission of planto voters
§ 13-6-13 Contents of reorganization plan–Acceptance or rejection of annexed area byreceiving board–Excess tax levy
§ 13-6-13.1 Former school district representation areas for consolidated districts–Establishment–Election of board members
§ 13-6-13.2 Rejection of request to transfer not actionable
§ 13-6-17 Plan incorporated in minutes–Distribution of copies–Approved planbinding–Superseding later plan
§ 13-6-18 Review of plan by secretary–Hearings–Notice of compliance ornoncompliance–Duration of plan
§ 13-6-18.1 Boundary changes–When allowed
§ 13-6-30 Annexed territory to remain with original school district–Exception
§ 13-6-41 Special election called on state approval of plan–Eligibility to vote
§ 13-6-41.1 Election on dissolution of district restricted to dissolving district–Resolutionof annexing district
§ 13-6-41.2 Date of election
§ 13-6-41.3 Notice of election–Contents–Costs of election
§ 13-6-43 Ballot form for election on reorganization
§ 13-6-44 General election law applicable to reorganization elections
§ 13-6-45 Certification and canvass of votes–Results transmitted to secretary
§ 13-6-47 Vote required to approve reorganization plan
§ 13-6-48 Secretary’s notice of election results–Order effecting plan–Contents
§ 13-6-48.1 Distribution of copies of reorganization order
§ 13-6-48.2 Correction of county boundary records to show reorganization–Notice tosecretary
§ 13-6-49 Reconsideration of rejected plan
§ 13-6-53 Joint exercise of county powers in reorganization of joint districts
§ 13-6-59 Joint district controlled by county with majority of children
§ 13-6-61 Operative date of reorganization–Participation in elections before operativedate
§ 13-6-61.1 Operative date when reorganization consists solely of dissolution of schooldistrict
§ 13-6-62 Election of board for new district–Notices and declarations of candidacy–Costs
§ 13-6-63 Election and terms of members of new board–Residence requirements
§ 13-6-64 Assumption of office, organization and contracts made before new districtoperational–Continued operation of old boards
§ 13-6-66 Effective date of change of boundaries by creation of new district
§ 13-6-67 Dissolution of district after transfer of total area by reorganization–Expiration of terms of officers
§ 13-6-75 Filling of vacancies on school board created by transfer of territory toanother district
§ 13-6-77 Valuation by county commissioners of school property and debt–Adjustments–Joint county action
§ 13-6-78 Transfer of assets and liabilities on reorganization–Copy of directive tosecretary
§ 13-6-81 Tax to discharge liabilities of district dissolved in reorganization–Taxlimitation–Bond issue
§ 13-6-82 Bonded indebtedness not transferred by reorganization–Continuation of taxlevy and redemption of bonded indebtedness–Trust fund
§ 13-6-83 Disposition of records of district dissolved by reorganization
§ 13-6-84 Board proposal for boundary change and land exchange
§ 13-6-84.1 Criteria for boundary change or land exchange
§ 13-6-84.2 Procedure for land exchange
§ 13-6-84.3 Submission of question by school board when requested by five percent ofvotes–Majority vote–Submission to county commissioners upon passage
§ 13-6-84.4 Authority to reorganize pursuant to §§ 13-6-10, 13-6-13, and 13-6-18unaffected
§ 13-6-85.2 Amendment, addition, or deletion of information–Time limits
§ 13-6-85.3 Moratorium on minor boundary changes
§ 13-6-85.4 Petition to transfer land on closing of rural attendance center
§ 13-6-86 Contents of resolution for boundary change
§ 13-6-87 Order of county commissioners approving or making boundary change–Distribution of copies
§ 13-6-88 Adjustment of assets and liabilities on boundary change
§ 13-6-89 Repeaed
§ 13-6-97 Required reorganization of school district with low enrollment–Exceptions
§ 13-6-99 School district created by reorganization to consist of adjoining territory–Exemption

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 6

  • amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See
  • Children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See
  • Children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See
  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consolidation: the combining of two or more districts in which a new district and school board are created. See South Dakota Codified Laws 13-6-1
  • contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Day: the period from midnight to midnight. See
  • equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Joint district: a school district having territory in two or more adjoining counties. See South Dakota Codified Laws 13-6-1
  • jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Municipality: any municipality organized as provided in Title 9. See
  • obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Plan: a plan proposing the formation or elimination of one or more school district entities. See South Dakota Codified Laws 13-6-1
  • Population: the number of inhabitants as determined by the last preceding federal census. See
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See
  • Reorganization: the formation, consolidation, or subdivision of school districts. See South Dakota Codified Laws 13-6-1
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See
  • State board: the South Dakota Board of Education. See South Dakota Codified Laws 13-6-1
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Voter: a person duly registered to vote or one who is performing the act of voting. See
  • Writing: and "written" include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See
  • Year: a calendar year. See