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     1-13-1.   Bureau of Information and Telecommunication to operate state communications system--Department of Public Safety to operate law enforcement telecommunications system. The Bureau of Information and Telecommunications may purchase the necessary apparatus and equipment to construct or establish a state communications system which shall be used solely for the transmission of business and information for state, federal, and local government and other public safety entities. The bureau may also purchase receiving sets in such quantities as may be most economical to facilitate the speedy transmission of messages and state information.
     The bureau is charged with the operation and maintenance of the state communications system. However, the Department of Public Safety shall operate and maintain the South Dakota law enforcement telecommunications system.

Source: SDC 1939, § 55.1608; SL 1999, ch 177, § 8; SL 2004, ch 8, § 1; SL 2015, ch 5, § 1.

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