Board Information

Executive Order 2020-03, 2020-29, & 2021-16; Section 667 of Title IV-D of the Social Security Act; and SDCL 25-7-6.12
The South Dakota Commission on Child Support shall conduct a review of the support obligation laws as required by Section 25-7-6.12 of the South Dakota Codified Laws and related sections of South Dakota Codified Laws and submit a report to the Governor and the legislature. The Commission has until March 31, 2022 to conclude its business.
Department of Social Services
The Governor of South Dakota appoints as many members as he/she deems necessary to fulfill the goals of the Commission. Members are appointed every four years and serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Composition includes a noncustodial parent, a custodial parent, a member of the SD Judiciary, a member of the SD Department of Social Services, a member in good standing of the SD State Bar, a member of the SD House of Representatives, a member of the SD Senate, and a child support referee.
Term of Appointment:
Under Executive Order 2021-16, Executive Order 2020-29 remains in effect until March 31,2022, and the Commission will not dissolve or cease until March 31, 2022.

Frequency of Meetings:
South Dakota's next quadrennial review of child support guidelines will be in 2025.

Are Members Allowed to Call into Meetings:

Contact Info:
Department of Social Services | Division of Child Support | 700 Governors Drive | Pierre, SD 57501 | 605.773.3641 | DSSBoards&

Mission Statement: