CHAPTER 213

(HB 1199)

Specify when orders for weed and pest control terminate.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  require county weed and pest boards to terminate certain orders that have been implemented.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That § 38-22-23.13 be amended to read as follows:

     38-22-23.13.   If the suspected area is found to contain weeds or pests, the county weed and pest board, by resolution adopted by a majority of its members, shall confirm such fact and set forth minimum remedial requirements for control of the area. The board shall mail, by certified mail, to the address of the landowner, a copy of the resolution, a statement of the approximate cost of fulfilling the requirements , and a request that the requirements contained in the resolution be carried out at the owner's expense within a designated period of time. When the board is satisfied that the requirements have been met, the board shall terminate the resolution and file a copy of the termination with the register of deeds.

     Signed February 22, 2005
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