2018 Senate Bill 82 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018  

400Z0238   SENATE BILL   NO.  82  

Introduced by:    Senators Cammack, Bolin, Ewing, Kolbeck, Novstrup, Otten (Ernie), Partridge, Rusch, Stalzer, and Youngberg and Representatives Rhoden, Barthel, Johns, Lake, Mickelson, Peterson (Kent), and Wiese
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 32-21-3.1 be amended to read:
    32-21-3.1. Every Each vehicle with a capacity of sixteen or more passengers, including the driver, which is owned or operated by a nonprofit organization, or privately owned and operated under a contract with such a nonprofit organization, and used for the transportation of its members shall be inspected prior to before October first of each year by a representative of an inspector approved by the Division of Highway Patrol to. The inspector shall ensure that such the vehicle complies with state law, and the rules of the Division of Highway Patrol regulations. A certificate, provided by the Division of Highway Patrol, certifying that such the vehicle has successfully passed such inspection shall be issued by the Division of Highway Patrol inspector and shall be displayed on the vehicle. The division director of the Division of Highway Patrol shall promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, for minimum safety standards of such the

vehicles. Any person operating a vehicle in violation of this section is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.
    Section 2. That chapter 32-21 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    The Division of Highway Patrol may approve any person who is qualified to perform inspections of large passenger vehicles operated by a nonprofit organization as provided in § 32-21-3.1 to act as an inspector. The Department of Public Safety may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, setting forth specific standards and requirements for approval of the inspectors of large passenger vehicles operated by nonprofit organizations.
    Section 3. That chapter 32-21 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    Any person performing an inspection under this chapter shall have been previously approved to act as an inspector by the Division of Highway Patrol. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

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