40-29-25 Sale of estray--Disposition of proceeds.
Sale of estray--Disposition of proceeds.
If the animal is determined to be an estray
by the sheriff or the board, it shall be promptly sold through the most convenient livestock auction
market. The net proceeds of such sale shall be paid to the board to be placed into the brand
inspection and theft prevention fund. If ownership of the estray is not determined within one year
from the date the estray was found the net proceeds of the sale of the estray shall escheat to the South
Dakota livestock ownership inspection and theft prevention fund.
Source: SL 1988, ch 328, § 116.