Department of Social Services



Department of Social Services - Economic Assistance Rules

The effect of the rule change will bring the rules into conformity with state law by eliminating the current disqualification for TANF assistance for individuals with felony drug convictions pursuant to the passage of SB 96 during the 95th Legislative Session.

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:
05/19/2020
05/29/2020
06/09/2020
06/12/2020
07/02/2020
Agency Contact: Teresa Schulte mail to: DSSAdminRules@STATE.SD.US