2019 House Bill 1054 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 32-20A-11 be amended to read:
    32-20A-11. Except as provided in § 32-20A-12, no person other than a law enforcement officer, conservation officer, or any person on the person's own land or land leased by the person, may operate or ride in any snowmobile with any firearm in the person's possession unless the firearm is completely unloaded and within a carrying case which encloses the entire firearm. However, the restrictions in this section do not apply to any person who is carrying a pistol and possesses a permit to carry a concealed pistol issued pursuant to chapter 23-7. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. The restrictions in this section do not apply to a utility-terrain vehicle (UTV) or any vehicle that is designed for four or more low-pressure tires or rubberized tracks, and has a seat a person sits upon, and has a steering wheel.
    Section 2. That § 32-20-6.6 be amended to read:
    32-20-6.6. No person, other than a law enforcement officer or conservation officer, or any person on the person's own land or land leased by the person, may operate or ride on any motorcycle or off-road vehicle with any firearm in the person's possession unless the firearm is completely unloaded and within a carrying case which encloses the entire firearm. However, this section does not apply to any person who is carrying a pistol and possesses a permit to carry a concealed pistol issued pursuant to chapter 23-7. This section does not apply to any person who holds a permit issued pursuant to § 41-8-37 while engaged in hunting from an off-road vehicle in accordance with the provisions of the permit. This section shall be enforced by all law enforcement officers including conservation officers. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. The restrictions in this

section do not apply to a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) or any vehicle that is designed for four or more low-pressure tires or rubberized tracks, and has a seat a person sits upon, and has a steering wheel.


An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1054

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1054
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State
 


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