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AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to  continue certain restrictions on the use of artificial lights to hunt or locate wild animals.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
     Section  1.  That chapter 41-8 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
     Except as provided for by the provisions of §  41-8-17, between 10 p.m. and sunrise, from September first to January thirty-first, inclusive, no person may cast the rays of a spotlight or other artificial light except headlights in any field, pasture, woodland, forest, or prairie to spot, locate, take, or attempt to take any wild animal except to take raccoons under the provisions of §  41-8-17. It is not a violation of this section for a landowner or occupant and one guest to use a spotlight or other artificial light on the owner's or occupant's land, or for any person employed by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to use night vision equipment or artificial lights while in the performance of the person's duty. Any violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
An Act to continue certain restrictions on the use of artificial lights to hunt or locate wild animals.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1197

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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. 1197
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