Chapter 128

(Senate Bill 13)

An Act to repeal provisions permitting certain documents to serve as temporary registry identification cards for medical cannabis.

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

Section 1. That § 34-20G-38 be REPEALED:

Until a qualifying patient who has submitted an application and the required fee to the department receives a registry identification card or a denial, a copy of the patient' s application, written certification, and proof that the application was submitted to the department is deemed a registry identification card.

Section 2. That § 34-20G-39 be REPEALED:

Until a designated caregiver whose qualifying patient has submitted an application and the required fee receives a registry identification card or a denial, a copy of the qualifying patient's application, written certification, and proof that the application was submitted to the department is deemed a registry identification card.

Section 3. That § 34-20G-40 be REPEALED:

Until twenty-five days after the department makes applications available, a valid, written certification issued within the previous year shall be deemed a registry identification card for a qualifying patient.

Section 4. That § 34-20G-41 be REPEALED:

Until twenty-five days after the department makes applications available, the following is considered a designated caregiver registry identification card:

(1) A copy of a qualifying patient' s valid written certification issued within the previous year; and

(2) A signed affidavit attesting that the person has significant responsibility for managing the well-being of the patient and that the person has been chosen to assist the qualifying patient.

Signed February 17, 2022

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

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.