The South Dakota Sunshine Law permits any person to request public records without a statement of purpose nor restrictions on the use of those records. On this page is a template for requesting public information from South Dakota in compliance with the Sunshine Law.
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Savings and loan association reports; school records; juvenile court records; adoption records; hospital licensing and inspection information; and medical research information
We have curated some of the most commonly asked questions for you.
Are there fees for requesting public records?
If a custodian of a public record of a county, municipality, political subdivision, or tax-supported district provides to a member of the public, upon request, a copy of the public record, a reasonable fee may be charged for any specialized service.
Can I access all public records?
Certain records not open to inspection and copying pursuant to Chapter 1-27-1.5.
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