South Dakota Abstracters' Board of Examiners
The Abstracters' Board of Examiners is the regulatory body charged with administering and enforcing the South Dakota Codified Laws and Administrative Rules of South Dakota pertaining to Abstracters of Title.
Its mission is to issue abstracter's licenses to qualified applicants; to examine and license new title plants and those changing ownership to maintain quality and compliance; to monitor and ensure the quality of service provided by licensees; and to promote continuing education for licensees.
South Dakota Codified Laws (SDCL) Enforced by this Board
Abstracters of Title - SDCL Chapter 36-13
Countersignature required - SDCL 58-25-16
Rate deviation - SDCL 58-25-13
Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) Regulated and Enforced by this Board
Abstracters - ARSD Article 20:36
Executive Secretary: Carol Tellinghuisen
810 N. Main Street, Suite 298
Spearfish, SD 57783