State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2013
|462U0179||SENATE ENGROSSED NO. HB 1123 - 03/05/2013|
Introduced by: Representatives Olson (Betty), Hoffman, May, Nelson, Russell, Schaefer, and Schrempp and Senators Maher, Frerichs, Jones, Kirkeby, Krebs, and Van Gerpen
sportsmen's access and landowner depredation fund shall be available to landowners pursuant
to procedures and amounts to be established in rules promulgated by the commission pursuant
to chapter 1-26 for purposes of providing hunting access on the landowners' land and for
wildlife depredation and damage management programs. Fifty percent of the money in the South
Dakota sportsmen's access and landowner depredation fund shall be available for purposes of
acquiring free public hunting access by lease agreement.
Section 2. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the animal damage control fund administered by the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks to expand predator control services.
Section 3. The Department of Game, Fish, and Parks may contract for direct aerial predator control services or provide grants to predator control districts or other local government entities that can provide aerial predator control or other direct predator control services.
Section 4. The secretary of the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
Section 5. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated by June 30, 2014, shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
Section 6. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.