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Key Votes

SB 83 - Statewide Indoor Smoking Ban - Key Vote

South Dakota Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (17-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Statewide Indoor Smoking Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that bans the smoking of tobacco in enclosed public places and places of employment.

-Specifies that any operator of a public place is required to inform those who disobey this law (Sec. 2). -Exempts private homes or rented rooms labeled as smoking rooms, unless a private residence is used for day care (Sec. 4-5). -Exempts businesses if 10 percent or more of their profits come from the sale of cigars, they have a humidor on the premises, and they are equipped with a proper ventilation system (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Statewide Indoor Smoking Ban


  • Stanford M. 'Stan' Adelstein (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • R. Blake Curd (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve K. Cutler (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Faehn (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom M. Hansen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott N. Heidepriem (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David L. 'Dave' Knudson (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry James Lucas (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed McLaughlin (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen 'Kathy' Miles (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Benjamin J. 'BJ, Ben' Nesselhuf (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol A. Pitts (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy A. 'Tim' Rave (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William R. 'Bill' Thompson (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry J. Tidemann (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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