CHAPTER 191

(HB 1182)

Petition to form an ambulance district, requirements changed.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  revise the petition requirements for the formation of an ambulance district.

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

     Section  1.  That § 34-11A-2 be amended to read as follows:

     34-11A-2.   Any municipality located within the area may be included in the ambulance district if at least twenty percent of the landowners within the municipality who are also number of registered voters within the municipality voting in the last gubernatorial election sign a separate petition from that municipality, or if the governing body of the municipality establishes intent by passing a resolution so indicating.

     Section  2.  That § 34-11A-4 be amended to read as follows:

     34-11A-4.   Upon the filing of petition in the office of the county auditor, the county auditor shall determine and certify that the petition has been signed by the number of voters as specified in § 6-16-2 at least twenty percent of the number of registered voters voting in the last gubernatorial election within the proposed district . If the petition contains sufficient names, the county auditor shall designate a time and place for the petition or resolution of the county commissioners to be heard by the board of county commissioners.

     Signed March 2, 2007
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