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:
be amended to read as follows:
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.
I certify that the attached
originated in the
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State