21.474.14 96th Legislative Session 723

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1138


Introduced by: Representative Howard

An Act to revise provisions regarding the issuance of state park camping permits.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 41-17-14.1 be AMENDED.

41-17-14.1. Camping permits--Issuance--Use of fees--Resident preference.

The Department of Game, Fish and Parks may issue permits for camping in the state park system. The camping permits shall be issued according to rules adopted pursuant to § 41-17-1.1. Fees collected for camping permits shall be deposited in the parks and recreation fund established by § 41-17-21. The funds shall be used for development, capital improvement, operating, and maintaining the state park system as defined in § 41-17-1.1. No portion of the moneys raised by these fees may be used to purchase land for park sites. The department shall give residents of the state a fourteen-day period to acquire a camping permit prior to giving nonresidents an opportunity to acquire a camping permit.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.