1-19B-1 Legislative findings--Purpose of chapter.
     1-19B-1.   Legislative findings--Purpose of chapter. Whereas the Legislature of the State of South Dakota has determined that the historical, architectural, archaeological, paleontological, and cultural heritage of this state is among its most important assets, it is hereby declared to be the purpose of this chapter to authorize the local governing bodies of this state to engage in a comprehensive program of historic preservation, to promote the use and conservation of historic properties for the education, inspiration, pleasure, and enrichment of the citizens of this state.

Source: SL 1974, ch 21, § 1; SL 1980, ch 12, § 4.