State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2008  

907P0692   HOUSE BILL   NO.   1261  

Introduced by:     Representatives Brunner, Cutler, Howie, Jerke, Kirkeby, Koistinen, Noem, Olson (Betty), Rhoden, Steele, and Van Etten and Senators Schmidt (Dennis), Apa, Greenfield, Kloucek, Maher, McNenny, and Napoli
 

         FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to  regulate the right to carry a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
          Section 1.  No public institution of higher education may regulate or restrict the right to carry or possess a firearm in accordance with state law. No public institution of higher education may expel, dismiss, or penalize any person who carries or possesses a firearm in accordance with state law. However, any public institution of higher education may require that any firearm in a campus dormitory of a public institution of higher education not in a person's immediate possession be stored in a locked gun safe.
     Section 2.  For the purposes of this Act only, the term, public institution of higher education, means any public postsecondary educational institution under the Board of Regents or any public postsecondary technical institute under the Board of Education.


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