38-1-4General duties of secretary.

The secretary of agriculture and natural resources, under the general direction and control of the Governor, shall execute the powers and discharge the duties vested by law in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Source: SL 1921, ch 190, § 1; SL 1925, ch 115, ch I, art I, §§ 2, 3, 7; SL 1933, ch 59; SDC 1939, § 4.0102; SL 1943, ch 3; SL 1951, ch 298; SL 1953, ch 318; SL 1955, ch 224; SL 1957, ch 262; SL 1961, ch 260; SL 1965, ch 260; SL 1967, ch 239, § 1; SL 1969, ch 2; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.