Chapter 164

(Senate Bill 72)

An Act to revise notification requirements for listing and delisting species on the threatened and endangered species list.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 34A-8-5 be AMENDED.

34A-8-5. Notice by commission of proposed actions--Time allowed for comment.

The Game, Fish and Parks Commission may not add a species to nor remove a species from any list pursuant to § 34A-8-3 or 34A-8-4, until it has:

(1) Published a public notice of such proposed actionPromulgated a rule, pursuant to chapter 1-26, for the addition or removal of the subject species; and

(2) Notified the Governor of any state sharing a common border with this state and in which the subject species is known to exist that such action is being proposed;

(3) Allowed at least thirty days following publication for comment from public and other interested parties.

Signed March 8, 2021

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.