2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 138

(HB 1117)

Golf carts on state highways, regulated.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding golf carts on state highways.

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

    Section 1. That § 32-14-14 be amended to read:

    32-14-14. Any Notwithstanding § 32-14-15, any municipality or township with an unincorporated town may adopt, by ordinance, traffic regulations permitting the use of golf carts on a highway under within its jurisdiction platted boundaries. The ordinance shall require that the golf cart is insured and the person operating the golf cart in the municipality or unincorporated town to hold a driver license and to obtain a permit from the authority having jurisdiction. The municipality or township may charge a fee for the permit. The ordinance may also require the golf cart to display a slow-moving vehicle emblem in accordance with § 32-15-20 or a white or amber warning light in accordance § 32-17-46.

     Signed March 8, 2017
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