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AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to  provide for the use of electric personal assistive mobility devices.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
     Section  1.  For the purposes of this Act, the term, electric personal assistive device, means a self- balancing two non-tandem wheeled device, designed to transport only one person, with an electric propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to fifteen miles per hour or less.
     Section  2.  That § 32-26-21.1 be amended to read as follows:
     32-26-21.1.   No person may drive any vehicle other than a bicycle or an electric personal assistive device upon a sidewalk or sidewalk area except upon a permanent or duly authorized temporary driveway. The local governing body of a municipality may restrict a bicycle or an electric personal assistive device from operating upon a sidewalk or sidewalk area. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
     Section  3.  An electric personal assistive device is exempt from the provisions of chapters 32-3, 32-5, 32-5A, 32-5B, 32-6B, 32-15, 32-17, 32-18, 32-20, 32-37, and 37-5.
     Section  4.  That § 32-27-1.1 be amended to read as follows:
     32-27-1.1.   The term, pedestrian, when used in this chapter means any person moving or traveling on foot, including any person wearing roller skates, riding on a skateboard, or riding on an electric personal assistive device.
An Act to provide for the use of electric personal assistive mobility devices.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1211

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1211
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State