ENTITLED, An Act to
revise certain provisions related to out-of-state cattle brands and to establish
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as
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.
An Act to revise certain provisions related to out-of-state cattle brands and to establish a penalty.
I certify that the attached
originated in the
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State