2024 Senate Bill 173 - SD Legislature provide a landowner-on-own-land license for antlerless elk.

2024 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 173


An Act

ENTITLED An Act to provide a landowner-on-own-land license for antlerless elk.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added to chapter 41-6:

The Game, Fish and Parks Commission shall, by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26:

(1) Establish the number of resident landowner-on-own-land licenses available for the taking of antlerless elk;

(2) Establish eligibility criteria for the license; and

(3) Establish the fee for the license.

Upon receipt of an application, as prescribed by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, and payment of the requisite license fee, the department shall issue a landowner-on-own-land license that authorizes the holder to take one antlerless elk, from land owned or leased by the holder, for agricultural purposes, within a designated unit, during the prairie elk hunting season.

An Act to provide a landowner-on-own-land license for antlerless elk.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 173

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate


Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House


Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 173

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2024 at ____________M.


for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2024




Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2024

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State


Asst. Secretary of State