41-6-10.2. Certain disabled residents and residents held as prisoners of war eligible for reduced license fees. Any resident who meets the requirements of this section may apply to the licensing office of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks in Pierre and receive a resident small game license and a resident fishing license upon payment of a reduced fee to be established by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission in rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26. A resident is eligible for the reduced fee if the resident:
(1) Receives a veterans allotment for a forty percent or more disability which is deemed a service-connected injury or has received the United States Veterans' Administration K Award;
(2) Has served on active duty in the armed forces of the United States or has served as a member of the armed forces reserve or national guard, and the resident is forty percent or more disabled for the purposes of receiving social security benefits;
(3) Was held as a prisoner of war; or
(4) Has a total disability as defined by rules promulgated by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission.
The resident small game license and the resident fishing license are valid for a period of four calendar years if the licensee remains a resident of the state. A veteran may provide proof at the time of application of receipt of such an allotment, social security disability benefits, or award. Any other applicant shall provide proof of any disability on a form provided by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
Source: SL 1986, ch 348; SL 1989, ch 30, § 68; SL 1990, ch 333; SL 1991, ch 338; SL 1993, ch 309, § 1; SL 1994, ch 322; SL 1998, ch 252, § 7; SL 1999, ch 211, § 1; SL 2004, ch 262, § 1; SL 2016, ch 208, § 1.
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