22.156.13 97th Legislative Session 349

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 8

Introduced by: Senators Breitling, Duhamel, V. J. Smith, and Stalzer and Representatives Finck, Bartels, Chaffee, Deutsch, Fitzgerald, Goodwin, Milstead, Perry, Wiese, and Willadsen at the request of the Marijuana Interim Study Committee

An Act to revise provisions concerning civil penalties imposed for violations related to medical cannabis.

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

Section 1. That § 34-20G-73 be REPEALED:

A cardholder or medical cannabis establishment who fails to provide a notice required by this chapter is subject to a civil penalty of no more than one hundred fifty dollars. Any civil penalty collected shall be deposited in the state general fund.

Section 2. That chapter 34-20G be amended with a NEW SECTION:

The department may impose a civil penalty against a medical cannabis establishment, not to exceed one thousand dollars, for each violation of this chapter or administrative rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter and chapter 1-26, where no penalty has been otherwise specified in this chapter. This penalty is in addition to any other penalties authorized. Any civil penalty collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited into the state general fund.

Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.