"Open Fields" Bill Smoked Out And Passed
The "open fields" bill has been resurrected, amended, and passed in the South Dakota Senate.
House Bill 1140 puts restrictions on Game Fish & Parks officers entering private land. The Senate Judiciary killed the bill in committee on Tuesday, March 2, but the full Senate smoked the bill out the next day and voted on an amended version on Monday, March 8.
Victoria Wicks has been following this legislation for SDPB.