AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to permit the euthanization of wildlife that have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who has seriously injured a wildlife animal in a motor vehicle accident or any person who comes upon a wildlife animal that has been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident may euthanize the seriously injured animal so that it will not suffer needlessly if that person has the means, skill, and will to euthanize the animal humanely.
    Section 2. Any person who euthanizes a wildlife animal pursuant to section 1 of this Act shall report the event to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks or any conservation office within twenty-four hours.
An Act to permit the euthanization of wildlife that have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1144

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1144
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
ss.
Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State