Wholesale resident bait dealer license required of certain persons.
ENTITLED, An Act to
provide that residents under sixteen years of age are not required to obtain
a resident wholesale bait dealer license.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
Except as authorized by this section, it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a resident to sell
to any retail, wholesale
or export bait dealer or to possess or transport bait or other wild animals
commonly used as fish bait or biological specimens or to transport or sell bait and specimens to
retail outlets, public fish hatcheries, aquariums, or biological supply companies without a resident
wholesale bait dealer's license or in violation of the conditions of the license or the rules of the
Game, Fish and Parks Commission.
The Department of Game, Fish and Parks may issue any resident
over sixteen years of age
resident wholesale bait dealer license. The license permits the licensee to raise, trap, seine, buy,
sell to any retail, wholesale, or export bait dealer licensed under the provisions of this chapter,
possess, and transport bait and other wild animals commonly used as fish bait or biological
specimens within the state, and to transport and sell bait and specimens to retail outlets, public fish
hatcheries, aquariums, and biological supply companies for forage or study purposes in any
adjoining state. The licensee shall comply with the rules adopted pursuant to § 41-2-18 by the
Game, Fish and Parks Commission to protect and perpetuate the bait and biological specimen
animal resources of the state. A resident wholesale bait dealer's license is not required for residents
under sixteen years of age.
Signed February 2, 2005