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

664T0668   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1258  

Introduced by:    Representatives Russell, Hubbel, Jensen, Kopp, Liss, and Nelson (Stace) and Senators Begalka, Lederman, Maher, and Sutton
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 8-5-13 be amended to read as follows:
    8-5-13. No township may pass any ordinance that restricts in any way restrict possession, transportation, sale, transfer, ownership, manufacture, or repair of firearms or ammunition or their components. Any ordinances existing restrictions prohibited by this section are null and void.
    Section 2. That § 7-18A-36 be amended to read as follows:
    7-18A-36. No county may pass any ordinance that restricts in any way restrict possession, transportation, sale, transfer, ownership, manufacture, or repair of firearms or ammunition or their components. Any ordinances existing restrictions prohibited by this section are null and void.
    Section 3. That § 9-19-20 be amended to read as follows:
    9-19-20. No municipality may pass any ordinance that restricts in any way restrict

possession, transportation, sale, transfer, ownership, manufacture, or repair of firearms or ammunition or their components. Any ordinances existing restrictions prohibited by this section are null and void.