Board of Finance

The state Board of Finance is composed of the Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Commissioner of School and Public Lands, Commissioner of the Bureau of Administration and Commissioner of the Bureau of Finance and Management. The Secretary of State serves as the secretary. (SDCL 4-1)

The state Board of Finance meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. in the Secretary of State's office, State Capitol Building, 500 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 204, Pierre, South Dakota. Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact the Secretary of State's office (605-773-3537) 48 hours before the meeting to make any necessary arrangements.

Click here for the meeting agenda and minutes of past meetings.

The Board of Finance sets the per diem rates available for South Dakota state employees.

Click here for per diem rates

A listing of lodging establishments offering state-rate for state employees traveling on state business with a state identification card is available by contacting Deana Prater, SD Fleet and Travel Management, 605-773-3162. The latest updated list is available by clicking here.

According to SDCL 3-9 and ARSD 5:01:07, new state employees and state employees required to transfer to a new location may receive a household moving allowance when that allowance is approved by their supervisor and the State Board of Finance. The Household Moving Allowance Form is available for finance officers in the following format:

Household Moving Allowance Form in Adobe Acrobat (for moves more than 50 miles)
Household Moving Allowance Form for moves less than 50 miles in Adobe Acrobat
2004 Travel Exemption Form in Adobe Acrobat
2011 Board of Finance Reimbursement Request for Special Needs Requirements
2013 Debt Write-Off Form