37-21-6. Specifications and tolerances included in regulations--Purpose--Conformity with national code.

Rules promulgated under the provisions of § 37-21-5 may include specifications and tolerances for any weight, measure, or weighing or measuring device of the character of those specified in § 37-21-9. The rules shall prohibit the use of any weight, measure, or weighing or measuring device which is not accurate, is of construction that it is not reasonably permanent in its adjustment, will not repeat its indications correctly, or facilitates the perpetration of fraud. The specifications and tolerances shall be in conformity with the code of specifications, tolerances, and regulations for commercial weighing and measuring devices issued and recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology of the United States Department of Commerce and in effect on January 1, 2020.

Source: SDC 1939, § 63.0101 as added by SL 1949, ch 438; SL 1992, ch 277, § 1; SL 1999, ch 201, § 1; SL 2005, ch 209, § 1; SL 2016, ch 183, § 23; SL 2020, ch 170, § 9.