74:32:06:03. Investigation and defense costs. The secretary may investigate and settle any claim or suit. The obligation to defend and defense costs terminate if the reimbursement limit provided for in SDCL 34A-13-28 is met by judgments or settlements for compensatory damages or cleanup costs reimbursed under chapter 74:32:03.
Source: 18 SDR 62, effective October 10, 1991; 23 SDR 220, effective June 25, 1997.
General Authority: SDCL 34A-13-16, 34A-13-40, 34A-13-42.
Law Implemented: SDCL 34A-13-28.
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