2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 136

(HB 1124)

Commercial driver license exempt from the requirement
to have a hazardous materials endorsement.


        ENTITLED, An Act to exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That chapter 32-12A be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    A person with a commercial driver license that has a Class A combination vehicle classification is not required to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement pursuant to this chapter if the person is:

            (1)    Acting within the scope of the person's employment as an employee of a custom harvester operation; and

            (2)    Operating a service vehicle that is transporting diesel fuel in quantity of one thousand gallons or less and that is clearly marked with a flammable or combustible placard.

     Signed March 6, 2017
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