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LATEST UPDATE: The SD Legislature did not make the changes to SD HB1217 (Promote continued fairness in women’s sports) that Governor Kristi Noem requested. Noem, in turn, did not sign the bill.

After this action, Governor Noem passed two Executive Orders. Click on the links below to read the Governor’s statement and the orders.

Governor Noem Statement on Fairness in Women’s Sports

Executive Order to Protect Fairness in K-12 Athletics

Executive Order to Protect Fairness in College Athletics

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Gov. Kristi Noem Passes On South Dakota Women’s Sports Bill, Issues Executive Orders Instead

South Dakota Legislature Rejects Kristi Noem’s Edits To Transgender Sports Bill

When Is A Veto Not a Veto, When Kristi Noem Needs the Political Cover

South Dakota’s Governor Signs Executive Orders to Ensure Fairness in Girls’ Sports