AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to  revise the penalty for certain big game hunting violations.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
     Section  1.  That § 41-8-18 be amended to read as follows:
     41-8-18.   A violation of § 41-8-2, 41-8-6, or 41-8-15 is a Class 1 misdemeanor for each prohibited act or each big game animal or any part thereof, taken, caught, killed, sold, offered, or exposed for sale, in possession or in possession with intent to sell, shipped by common carrier, or transported to any point inside or outside the state in violation of law. Upon conviction of any person for hunting or taking big game, except wild turkey, during the nighttime, during a closed season or without a license, the court shall impose a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars for each animal involved and that person shall have his or her hunting privileges revoked pursuant to §§ 41-6- 74.1 and 41-6-74.2. A second or subsequent conviction of any person for hunting or taking big game, except wild turkey, during the nighttime, during a closed season, or without a license is a Class 6 felony. In addition, the court shall revoke that person's hunting privileges for a period of five years.
An Act to revise the penalty for certain big game hunting violations.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1179

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1179
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State