The carrying of guns on certain premises.
ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 13-32-7 be amended to read:
13-32-7. Any person, other than a law enforcement officer or school sentinel
acting pursuant to under § 13-64-1, who intentionally carries, has in his possession possesses, stores, keeps, leaves, places, or puts into the possession of another person, any dangerous weapon, firearm, or air gun, whether or not the firearm or air gun is designed, adapted, used, or intended to be used primarily for imitative or noisemaking purposes, or any dangerous weapon, on or in any public elementary or secondary school premises, vehicle, or building, or on or in any premises, vehicle, or building used or leased for public elementary or secondary school functions, whether or not any person is endangered by such actions any action under this section, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. This The provisions of this section does do not apply to starting guns while in use:
(1) Use of a starting gun at an athletic
events, firearms, or air guns at firing ranges, gun shows, and supervised schools or sessions for training in the use of firearms. This section does not apply to the ceremonial event:
(2) Any firearm or air gun at a:
(a) Firing range;
(b) Gun show;
(c) Supervised school or session for training in the use of firearms; or
(d) Ceremonial presence of unloaded weapons at color guard ceremonies;
(3) Any nonpublic school;
(4) Any church or other house of worship; or
(5) Any nonpublic school located on the premises of a church or other house of worship.
Signed March 23, 2018