PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – The Study Committee on Regional Jails and State Correctional Plans will hold its first meeting of the 2022 Interim on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. (CT). The meeting will be held via electronic conference andvin Room 414 of the State Capitol in Pierre, South Dakota, to allow for both remote and in–person participation.
The Study Committee on Regional Jails and State Correctional Plans is chaired by Senator Jim Stalzer (R–Sioux Falls) with vice chair Representative Hugh Bartels (R–Watertown). The committee will hear testimony from the Department of Corrections, the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners, various individual county commissioners, the South Dakota Sheriffs’ Association, and the National Conference of State Legislatures. The full
agenda is available online.
In addition to Senator Stalzer and Representative Bartels, members include Senators Jim Bolin (R–Canton), Bryan Breitling (R–Miller), Helene Duhamel (R–Rapid City), Al Novstrup (R–Aberdeen), Michael Rohl (R–Aberdeen), and Arthur Rusch (R–Vermillion), and Representatives Rocky Blare (R–Ideal), Becky Drury (R–Rapid City), Mary Fitzgerald (R–Spearfish), Carl Perry (R–Aberdeen), Peri Pourier (D–Pine Ridge), Lynn Schneider (R–Huron), and Nancy York (R–Watertown).