21.305.13 96th Legislative Session 400
ENTITLED An Act to remove the locking seal requirement for the transportation of big game animals.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 41-14-14 be AMENDED.
41-14-14. Tag required for big game transport--Violation as misdemeanor.
No big game animal taken in this state may be transported unless legally tagged, as required by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26 by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. The big game must be legally tagged at the time the big game animal is brought out to a road or into any hunting camp, dwelling, farmyard, or other place of abode of any kind, or before it is placed upon or in a vehicle of any kind. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Section 2. That § 41-14-16 be AMENDED.
41-14-16. Tag required for big game transport--Common carrier.
If any big game is transported by a common carrier, to a point within or outside of this state, the animal must be legally tagged, as required by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26 by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. No person may have in possession or as common carrier any big game animal without being legally tagged. No big game animal may be offered for shipment, shipped, or received for shipment by transportation companies unless legally tagged. The provisions of this section do not apply to any nondomestic animal regulated pursuant to § 40-3-26, as long as the animals are accompanied by a bill of sale or other proof of ownership.
An Act to remove the locking seal requirement for the transportation of big game animals.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the:
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________,
2021 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2021
Filed ____________, 2021
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State