Department of Social Services



Social Services - Economic Assistance, Child Protective Services, Medical Services, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Care Services rules

The effects of the rules will be to update certain rules to reflect annual changes, update terminology and other language to align with current practice and provide clarification, update citations, update the recommended immunization standards to align with Department of Health, provide clarity of what practitioners can provide and bill for certain services, new rules to distinguish non-emergency medical transportation, repeal duplicative rules, update certain child support enforcement and child protection services provisions to comply with new federal regulations.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.







Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
10/23/2017
11/02/2017
11/14/2017
11/14/2017
12/04/2017
Agency Contact: Teresa Schulte mail to: DSSAdminRules@STATE.SD.US