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40-3-1.1Reports by board to agriculture department--Administrative functions restored to board--Other independent functions.

The State Animal Industry Board is assigned to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture only to the extent that the board shall report to the Department of Agriculture. The board retains responsibility for employment of all personnel working for such board and retains responsibility for all funds of the board and all expenditures thereof, subject only to a report thereon being made to the secretary of agriculture. The board retains the quasi-judicial, quasi-legislative, advisory, special budgetary, and other functions (as defined in § 1-32-1) otherwise vested in it and shall exercise those functions independently of the secretary of agriculture.

Source: SL 1973, ch 2, § 132; SL 1977, ch 319; SL 1990, ch 325, § 2.

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