2020 House Bill 1138 - House State Affairs

SDLRC - 2020 House Bill 1138 - SD Legislature establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol.

20.100.11 95th Legislative Session 258

2020 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1138

HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS ENGROSSED

Introduced by: Representative Hammock

An Act to establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 23-7-53 be AMENDED:

23-7-53. Optional enhanced permit to carry concealed pistol--Contents of application.

An applicant may submit an application to the sheriff of the county in which the applicant resides for an optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. The application shall include:

(1) The application for the optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol;

(2) A copy of the applicant's fingerprints for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and any governmental agency or entity authorized to receive such information, for a state, national, and international criminal history background check;

(3) An authorization to run a fingerprint background check;

(4) A separate payment for the cost of processing the fingerprint background check and, if the sheriff takes the fingerprints, the sheriff shall secure the fingerprints at no additional charge to the applicant;

(5) A separate application fee of one hundred dollars for the optional permit to carry a concealed pistol which shall be distributed fifty percent to the sheriff and fifty percent to the secretary of state to be used by the secretary of state to administer the concealed carry program; and

(6) Proof that the applicant has :

(a) Has successfully completed a qualifying handgun course as defined in § 23-7-58, within the preceding twelve months or proof that the applicant is; or

(b) Is a current or former South Dakota law enforcement officer and has, within the preceding twelve months, qualified or requalified on a certified shooting course administered by a firearms instructor approved by the Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission.

The sheriff shall forward the copy of the applicant's fingerprints, the applicant's authorization for processing a fingerprint background check, and the payment for the fingerprint background check to the Division of Criminal Investigation for processing.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.

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