38-1-38Representation of agricultural interests before federal agencies.

The secretary of agriculture and natural resources shall have power to arrange, subject to approval of the Governor, for representation before legislative and administrative agencies of the federal government, at such times as it seems advisable and in the manner deemed most advantageous to the state, for the purpose of obtaining federal legislation or administrative rulings helpful to the agricultural interests of the country, either individually or cooperatively with another state or other states with like interests, or in cooperation with agricultural organizations.

Source: SL 1921, ch 190, § 5; SDC 1939, § 4.0104 (12); SL 1978, ch 281, § 7; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.