<html> <head> <title>Rule 04:01:09:05 Permitting.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 04:01:09:05"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 04:01:09:05 Permitting."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>4:01:09:05.&nbsp;&nbsp;Permitting.</b> If a request for research on any paleontological resource is submitted, the commissioner shall determine whether or not a permit is required prior to or after the commencement of the research depending on the following conditions:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;The collection of a specimen may be authorized by the commissioner if specimens are in imminent danger of damage or loss through erosion, theft, or vandalism. Such a threat must be of such an immediate nature that the time involved in the normal permitting process will result in the loss of the specimen; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;If the research activities involves the incidental collection of inconsequential fossils that are not central to the investigative study.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 27 SDR 93, effective March 25, 2001.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=5-1-15">5-1-15</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=5-1-16">5-1-16(4)(5).</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=5-1-16">5-1-16(4)(5).</A></p> </div> </body> </html>