CHAPTER 154

(SB 55)

State highway road closures due to inclement weather, process modified.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  modify the process for state highway road closures due to inclement weather.

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

     Section  1.  That § 31-4-14.1 be amended to read as follows:

     31-4-14.1.   The Governor may restrict the use of any state trunk highway whenever the secretary of commerce and regulation and the secretary of transportation after consultation with the sheriffs of the counties involved, The secretary of transportation and the secretary of public safety may restrict the use of any state trunk highway if they agree such the restriction of use or closing is necessary for the protection and safety of the public due to inclement weather.

     Signed February 7, 2006
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