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AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to  revise certain provisions related to out-of-state cattle brands and to establish a penalty.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
     Section  1.  That chapter 40-19 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
     No person may bring cattle branded with a brand registered in another state into the ownership inspection area for grazing or feeding purposes without a permit authorized by the board. If the brand is a duplicate of or conflicts with a brand issued pursuant to this chapter, a permit may only be issued at the discretion of the board. No permit is required if the cattle are rebranded with a brand registered pursuant to this chapter. The application for a permit shall be on a form approved by the board and shall be signed by the owner of the cattle. Any calves born to cattle which are subject to the permit may be branded with the out-of-state brand upon prior written notice to the board. The calves shall be added to the permit. No cattle or calves subject to the permit may be removed from the ownership inspection area, sold, or slaughtered without an ownership inspection.
     No person may brand any cattle imported into or purchased within the ownership inspection area for feeding purposes with a brand registered in another state without a permit authorized by the board. No permit may be issued if the brand is a duplicate of or conflicts with a brand issued pursuant to this chapter. The application for a permit shall be signed by the owner of the cattle. No cattle subject to the permit may be removed from the ownership inspection area, sold, or slaughtered without an ownership inspection.
     A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
     Section  2.  That § 40-19-10 be repealed.
An Act to revise certain provisions related to out-of-state cattle brands and to establish a penalty.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1006

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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. 1006
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