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:
41-8-15. 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.
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.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1093
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1093
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State