Codified Laws


Text Search


Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find


Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3

 

40-20-4Inspection and certificate required for removal of livestock from ownership inspection area--Violation as misdemeanor--Impoundment--Venue.

Except as provided in this chapter, it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to remove or authorize the removal of any livestock from any point within the livestock ownership inspection area to any point within one mile of the border with a destination outside the ownership inspection area unless the livestock have first been inspected for ownership and unless the shipper possesses the local inspection certificate, market clearance, shippers permit, or such other form of authorization as may be required by the board. Except as provided in § 40-20-29, a local inspection certificate is valid for transportation of livestock out of the inspection area for twenty-four hours after the time of the inspection as noted on the inspection certificate. If there is no valid local inspection certificate, the livestock shall be inspected before leaving the inspection area. Livestock being removed from the ownership inspection area without authorization from the board may be impounded by any law enforcement officer until the livestock are inspected for ownership by an authorized brand inspector. The venue of any offense under this section is in the county where such livestock were loaded or in any county through which the livestock were transported or trailed. Any livestock being transported to a destination outside the ownership inspection area shall be inspected for ownership if they cease to be in the custody of the carrier at any time prior to leaving the ownership inspection area. Any livestock shipper within the livestock ownership inspection area wanting livestock inspected as provided in this section shall notify an inspector in advance of the inspection and allow the inspector reasonable time to provide the inspection.

Source: SL 1943, ch 142, § 8; SL 1945, ch 172, § 2; SL 1949, ch 144, § 2; SDC Supp 1960, § 40.12A03; SL 1967, ch 163; SL 1972, ch 219, § 1; SL 1977, ch 190, § 508; SL 1984, ch 269, § 12; SL 1986, ch 342, § 1; SL 1988, ch 328, § 45; SL 1991, ch 335, § 1; SL 1992, ch 288, § 8; SL 2008, ch 213, § 1; SL 2012, ch 200, § 1; SL 2015, ch 208, § 1.


Get Chapter 40-20
Back to Chapter 40-20

Click message to listen