Licensing agents fee revised.
ENTITLED, An Act to revise provisions regarding the amount licensing agents may collect on the sale of certain licenses and permits for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to designate the use of certain funds received by the department, and to establish certain reporting requirements.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 41-6-66.1 be amended to read:
41-6-66.1. No more than
two four dollars, to be paid for by the licensee, may be charged for the issuing of any one park entrance, game, fish, or trapping license by the various license agents. However, the maximum amount to be charged for issuing any nonresident small game or nonresident big game license may not exceed four eight dollars. No more than two dollars, to be paid for by the licensee, may be charged for issuing any one park entrance or snowmobile permit. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Of the fees collected by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks pursuant to this section, one dollar for each resident game, fish, and trapping license and two dollars for each nonresident hunting license shall be deposited in the sportsmen's access and landowner depredation fund established pursuant to § 41-2-34.2 and shall be used for wildlife depredation and damage management programs and one dollar for each resident game, fish, and trapping license and two dollars for each nonresident hunting license shall be deposited in the animal damage control fund established pursuant to § 40-36-10. The department shall provide a report to the Legislature each year concerning the use of the money deposited in the funds pursuant to this section.
Signed March 13, 2017