CHAPTER 225

(SB 66)

Acquisition of property for water distribution system routes
certain exemption allowed.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  exempt water distribution system routes from certain restrictions related to the acquisition of property or property rights.

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

     Section  1.  That § 46-8-1.2 be amended to read as follows:

     46-8-1.2.   No routes acquired under the provisions of this chapter may be located within two hundred fifty feet of a dwelling house or other buildings on the premises or across any noncommercial orchard or garden without written consent of the owner. This section does not apply to works located in public rights-of-way or to water distribution systems as defined in §  46- 1-6 .

     Signed February 22, 2006
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