Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

A public hearing will be held on the Digital Dakota Network at the following sites:

  • BHSU, E.Y. Berry Library Room 011, 1200 University St., Spearfish, SD
    South Dakota
  • State University Room 203, 101 Pugsley Cnt., Brookings, SD
  • Capitol A, Room B12, 500 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD
  • SFUC, FADM 145, 4801 N. Career Ave., Sioux Falls, SD
  • Yankton DHS, Kanner Building, 3113 N. Spruce St., Yankton, SD
  • Burke High School, 900 Washington St., Burke, SD

On July 25th, 2017, at 11 a.m. MDT/12 .m. CDT, to consider the amendment of the following Board of Social Work Examiners rules:

§§ 20:59:01:04.01, 20:59:01:10.06, 20:59:01:10.08, 20:59:02:03.03, 20:59:02:04, 20:59:02:05, 20:85:01:01 through 20:85:01:09, inclusive, 20:85:02:01, 20:85:02:02.

The effects of the rules will be to update the Code of Ethics to the most recent version, repeal temporary license fees, repeal the rules related to social work by equivalency pursuant to HB 1013 (2015), and establish rules for licensing Behavior Analysts pursuant to SB 190 (2015).

Persons interested in presenting data, opinions, and arguments for or against the proposed rules may do so by appearing in person at the hearing or by sending them to the South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, 810 N. Main Street #298, Spearfish, SD  57783 or via email to proflic@rushmore.com.  Material sent by mail or email must reach the Board by July 25, 2017, to be considered. 

For purposes of assisting the Department to fully understand the issues being addressed, individuals intending to present oral testimony at the hearing are asked to make a written copy of their testimony available to the Department. Written comments and testimony must relate directly to the changes being proposed and must cite the specific rule number to which the comments are being directed.

Interested persons may, at any time prior to the hearing, obtain copies of the proposed rules by contacting Teresa Schulte, Department of Social Services, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501.  Copies of the proposed rules are also available at:  http://rules.sd.gov.

This meeting is being held in a physically accessible place.  Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact our office within 48 hours of the public hearing if you have special needs for which this agency will need to make arrangements. The telephone number for making special arrangements is 605.642.1600.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

A public hearing will be held in the Kneip Conference Room 1, Kneip Office Building, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, South Dakota on July 27, 2017 at 3 p.m., to consider the amendment of the following Child Care Services rules:  §§ 67:47:01:03.01, 67:47:01:08, 67:47:01:09.01, 67:47:01:13.01, 67:47:01:18, 67:47:01:29.

The effects of the rules will be to update the definition of full-time student, align language with current practice and federal requirements pursuant to the child care services block grant, correct a citation, and move the co-payment rates for child care assistance to the Department’s website and modifies the sliding fee scale.

Persons interested in presenting data, opinions, and arguments for or against the proposed rules may do so by appearing in person at the hearing or by sending them to the Teresa Schulte, Department of Social Services, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501. Material sent by mail must reach the Department of Social Services by August 7, 2017, to be considered. 

For purposes of assisting the Department to fully understand the issues being addressed, individuals intending to present oral testimony at the hearing are asked to make a written copy of their testimony available to the Department. Written comments and testimony must relate directly to the changes being proposed and must cite the specific rule number to which the comments are being directed.

Interested persons may, at any time prior to the hearing, obtain copies of the proposed rules by contacting Teresa Schulte, Department of Social Services, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501.  Copies of the proposed rules are also available at:  http://rules.sd.gov.

This meeting is being held in a physically accessible place.  Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact our office within 48 hours of the public hearing if you have special needs for which this agency will need to make arrangements. The telephone number for making special arrangements is 605.773.3165.