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     40-20-18.   Exhibition of authorization on demand of law enforcement officer--Failure to possess authorization as misdemeanor. Any person in charge or control of any motor vehicle transporting livestock from any point within the livestock ownership inspection area shall, upon demand of any state law enforcement officer, exhibit to the officer authorization as required pursuant to § 40-20-4. It is a Class 2 misdemeanor for any person not to be in possession of such authorization if required by the provisions of this section.

Source: SL 1949, ch 149, § 1; SL 1951, ch 202; SL 1955, ch 139, § 2; SDC Supp 1960, § 40.12A04 (3); SL 1967, ch 164; SL 1986, ch 342, § 2; SL 1988, ch 328, § 60; SL 1999, ch 206, § 7.

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