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Commerce, Department of

 Record Group
Identifier: DCM

Scope and Contents

This record group contains records created and/or maintained by the South Dakota Department of Commerce and includes subject files and management consultant registration records for the years 1975-1980. Some of the records were created by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and subsequently maintained by the Department of Commerce.


  • 1975 - 1980

Administrative History

In 1979, the Deparment of Commerce and Consumer Affairs was renamed the Department of Commerce (Session Laws of 1979, Chapter 351, Section 26); in 1982 the name was changed to the Department of Tourism and Commerce; in 1985 it was renamed the Department of Commerce and Regulation, which it remained until 2003 when the deparment was abolished and its functions and programs were divided between the newly recreated Department of Public Safety, the Department of Revenue and Regulation, the Department of Health, the Department of Labor, the Department of Human Services, and the Department of Agriculture (Session Laws of 2003, Chapter 272, Sections 19-20, 121; Executive Reorganization Order No. 2003-01).


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Related Materials

For additional state government records pertaining to the administrative activities and subjects covered in this record group, see the following record groups: Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (CCA), Department of Commerce and Regulation (DCR), and Department of Labor (DOL).

Guide to the Records of the South Dakota Department of Commerce
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Preparation of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

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Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
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