2019 House Bill 1073 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 41-8-39 be amended to read:
    41-8-39. It is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to:
            (1)    Kill or attempt to kill any wild bird or animal from an aircraft, except as otherwise provided for in § 41-8-39.1; or
            (2)    Use an aircraft for the purpose of hunting, taking, concentrating, driving, rallying, stirring up, locating, or spotting any wild bird or animal, except that the prohibition in this subdivision does not apply to a person who uses a drone for the purpose of locating or spotting a predator or varmint, provided:
            (a)    The activity occurs only on or over land that is privately owned;
            (b)    The person operating the drone is the landowner or has permission from the landowner or a lessee; and
            (c)    The activity does not occur during the months of September, October, or November.
An Act to revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1073

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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. 1073
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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