(House Bill 1043)
An Act to provide enhanced permit criteria for current and former law enforcement officers.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 23-7-56 be AMENDED:
23-7-56. Enhanced permit to carry concealed pistol--Renewal.
A person who holds an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol may renew the permit through the sheriff of the county in which the person resides. The period for renewal begins one-hundred eighty days before the permit expires and ends thirty days after the permit expires.
In order to renew an enhanced permit a person shall:
(1) Pay a renewal fee in the amount of fifty dollars;
(2) Pay the fee for a fingerprint background check;
(3) Pass a fingerprint background check and a National Instant Criminal Background Check; and
(4) Present proof that
as set forth in
this section, the person: (a)(i) Successfully
completed the live fire component of a qualifying handgun course
defined in § 23-7-58; (b)(ii) Received
instruction regarding the use of force standards; and (c)(iii) Received
instruction regarding relevant criminal statutory changes;
(b) The person is a current or former law enforcement officer who, within the twelve-month period preceding the date of the expiration, qualified or requalified on a certified shooting course administered by a firearms instructor approved by the Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission.
Fifty percent of the renewal fee required by this section must be retained by the sheriff. The remaining fifty percent of the renewal fee required by this section must be forwarded to the secretary of state for use in administering the concealed carry permitting process.
If a person fails to renew an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol during the period set forth in this section, the permit is deemed to be invalid. In order to obtain an enhanced permit thereafter, the person shall submit an application and meet all requirements set forth in § 23-7-53.
Signed February 12, 2021
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