41-6-32 Scientific collector's license--Privileges--Approval.
Scientific collector's license--Privileges--Approval.
Persons who possess and are
acting within the scope of a scientific collector's license are exempt from the other criminal sanctions
in this title.
A scientific collector's license may be issued by the secretary of game, fish and parks to persons
engaged in bona fide scientific research and shall authorize the licensee to take, possess, exchange,
transport, and collect birds, nests, eggs, or wild animals in such manner and under such conditions
as the secretary may prescribe for scientific purposes only.
A scientific collector's license must be approved by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. The
commission shall promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 setting the requirements for a scientific
Source: SDC 1939, § 25.0302 (10); SL 1941, ch 105; SDC Supp 1960, § 25.0302 (9); SL 1966, ch
69, § 2; SL 1984, ch 29, § 5Z; SL 1991, ch 337, § 26.