SDBMOE Legislative Updates

Legislative Updates

As of July 1st, the following will become state statues: If you have questions, please send them to

  • 36-4B-18.1 & 36-4B-35: Emergency medical technician-paramedics can obtain a critical care endorsement.
  • 36-4B-1 & 36-4B-15: Allows ALS personnel to practice their full scope of duties across practice setting.
  • 36-4B-13.1 & 36-4B-1: Require state and federal criminal background checks for emergency medical technicians and advanced life support personnel applicants before receiving South Dakota licensure.
  • 47-11G: Physical therapists and occupational therapists are allowed to form corporations and limited liability companies.