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State Rep. Mike Stevens, R-Yankton, speaks to the state House Education Committee on Feb. 5, 2024. (Makenzie Huber/South Dakota Searchlight)

Bill requiring public schools, libraries to publish policies on obscene books passes committee

BY: - February 5, 2024

PIERRE — A bill that would require school districts and public libraries to publish policies on restricting minors from accessing obscene materials or books unanimously passed the state House Education Committee on Monday. Rep. Mike Stevens, R-Yankton, said the bill strikes a balance between local control and ensuring parents or concerned citizens have a path […]