State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2013
HOUSE AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
ENGROSSED NO. HB 1093 - 02/12/2013
Introduced by: Representatives Hoffman, Greenfield, Haggar (Don), Heinert, May, Nelson,
Olson (Betty), Qualm, and Schoenfish and Senators Monroe, Frerichs, and
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to allow the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions and leashed
dogs to track and retrieve wounded or presumed dead big game animals.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 41-8-15 be amended to read as follows:
Except in the hunting of mountain lions during established hunting seasons, no No
dog may be used in hunting big game animals except as follows:
(1) A dog may be used in the hunting of mountain lions during established hunting
seasons in the manner and under such conditions as provided by rules promulgated
by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission pursuant to chapter 1-26; and
(2) A dog that is leashed and under the control of a handler may be used to track and
retrieve any big game animal that is wounded or presumed dead, if the handler
complies with the conditions and restrictions prescribed in this chapter and the rules
promulgated pursuant to this chapter.
A violation of this section is subject to § 41-8-18.
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