2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 140

(HB 1055)

Driver license or permit needed to operate certain motor vehicles.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles.

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

    Section 1. That § 32-20-2 be amended to read:

    32-20-2. No person may operate a motorcycle, except a moped as defined in § 32-20-1 or, a licensed all-terrain vehicle as provided by under § 32-20-13, or any motor vehicle that has three wheels and is operated with a steering wheel and foot controls on the public streets or highways without a motor vehicle driver's driver license or permit upon which a state testing officer has certified that such person is qualified to operate such motorcycle. However, the An operator of a moped or, a licensed all-terrain vehicle, or a motor vehicle that has three wheels and is operated with a steering wheel and foot controls shall have a valid motor vehicle operator's driver license or permit. The department may waive the testing requirements upon completion of a motorcycle safety course approved pursuant to § 32-20-14. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

     Signed February 23, 2017
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