State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012  

921T0456   SENATE BILL   NO.  117  

Introduced by:    Senators Adelstein, Begalka, Bradford, Brown, Hundstad, Lederman, Nygaard, Peters, and Rampelberg and Representatives Verchio, Bolin, Gosch, Hoffman, Jensen, Kirkeby, Kopp, Lucas, and Sly
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require that certain heliports be approved by the South Dakota Aeronautics Commission.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 50-5 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
    Any owner or operator of a private heliport that is used for at least one hundred twenty takeoffs and one hundred twenty landings by one or more helicopters in any year shall apply to the commission for approval or licensure for the heliport. Application for any such private heliport, including any such heliport in existence on the effective date of this Act, shall be made not later than the end of the first calendar year after 2011 in which the number of takeoffs and landings specified in this section occurred. For purposes of this section, the term, heliport, means an airport or landing field, as defined in § 50-1-1, that is used or intended for use for the landing and takeoff of helicopters.


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