38-20A-3. Declaration as pest--Public hearing.

The secretary is authorized, after holding a public hearing, to declare as a pest any form of plant or animal life or virus which is injurious to any plant, person, domestic animal, or substance.

Source: SL 1947, ch 99, § 6; SDC Supp 1960, § 22.12A06 (1) (a); SDCL, § 39-19-3; SL 1985, ch 15, § 51; SL 2020, ch 173, § 3.