Section 20-13-2 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Hold hearings and consider and investigate complaints alleging unfair or discriminatory practice and
attempt to eliminate discrimination by education and conciliation.
Administered under the direction and supervision of the Division of Human Rights. Retains quasijudicial,
quasi-legislative, advisory, other non-administrative and special budgetary functions.
Five members appointed by the Governor. No more than three from the same political party and two of
whom shall, in the opinion of the Governor, be experienced in or have a favorable reputation for skill,
knowledge and experience in the management or operations of a business enterprise. Appointments
shall take into consideration geographical area insofar as may be practicable
Term of Appointment:
Four years, expiring June 30th of an odd-numbered year
Division of Human Rights (Labor & Management)
SD Department of Labor and Regulation
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291