Full Statute Name:  South Dakota Codified Laws. Title 41. Game, Fish, Parks and Forestry. Chapter 41-1. Definitions and General Provisions. SDCL § 41-1-12. Euthanasia of animal injured in motor vehicle accident.

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Primary Citation:  SDCL § 41-1-12 - 13 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2018 Alternate Citation:  SD ST § 41-1-12 - 13 Date Adopted:  2013
Summary: Any person who has seriously injured a wildlife animal or who comes upon a wildlife animal that has been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident may euthanize the animal if that person has the means, skill, and will to euthanize humanely.

§ 41-1-12. Euthanasia of animal injured in motor vehicle

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who has seriously injured a wildlife animal in a motor vehicle accident or any person who comes upon a wildlife animal that has been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident may euthanize the seriously injured animal so that it will not suffer needlessly if that person has the means, skill, and will to euthanize the animal humanely.

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Source: SL 2013, ch 207, § 1.

 

41-1-13. Report of euthanasia to department

Any person who euthanizes a wildlife animal pursuant to § 41-1-12 shall report the event to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks or any conservation office within twenty-four hours.

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Source: SL 2013, ch 207, § 2.

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