2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 141

(HB 1027)

Two-wheeled off-road vehicles which meet certain requirements
to be registered and licensed.


        ENTITLED, An Act to allow two-wheeled off-road vehicles that meet certain requirements to be registered and licensed.

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

    Section 1. That ยง 32-20-13 be amended to read:

    32-20-13. Any all-terrain vehicle with four or more wheels and with a combustion engine having a piston or rotor displacement of two hundred cubic centimeters or more or any off-road vehicle with two wheels and with a combustion engine having a piston or rotor displacement of one hundred twenty cubic centimeters or more may be licensed as a motorcycle pursuant to chapter 32-5 to be used on a public highway. Prior to being licensed, the all-terrain vehicle shall meet the necessary light, brake, and other vehicle accessory requirements provided by chapters 32-15, 32-17, and 32-18 that are applicable to motorcycles. The licensed all-terrain Any vehicle licensed pursuant to this section may not be operated on the interstate highway system. A person who operates such a licensed all-terrain any vehicle licensed pursuant to this section on the interstate highway system is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

     Signed February 17, 2017
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