FORM E-4 See SDCL 1-26-5 and 1-26-4.
See SDCL 1-26-5 and 1-26-4.1
SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS COMMISSION
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT EMERGENCY RULES
Notice is hereby given that the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission, pursuant to the authority vested by SDCL chapters 1-26 and 41-2-18, intends to adopt emergency rules to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, specifically zebra mussels recently found in Pickerel Lake (amending ARSD 41: 10:04:06 to include water bodies identified below as containment waters). The emergency rule adoption will take place on July 29, 2020 at 11 :00AM (Central) via a teleconference meeting at:
https://state-sd.zoom.us/j/92237139055?pwd=cXdCakZLWIFSdDVxMGNQY2IVOEp2dz09 Meeting ID: 922 3713 9055 Passcode 144256
Or by phone at:
1-699-900-9128Meeting ID: 92237139055Passcode: 144256
The effect of the rule is to amend rules to designate Pickerel, Waubay, North Rush, South Rush, and Minnewasta Lakes as a containment waters thus requiring boaters to follow decontamination rules as laid out in ARSD 41: 10:04:08.
The reason for adopting the rules is to slow the spread of the zebra mussels to other water bodies in South Dakota that are not currently infested with the aquatic invasive species.
Copies of the proposed rule may be obtained without charge from:
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
523 East Capitol
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
/s/ Kelly R. Hepler
This Notice of Public Hearing is published at the approximate cost of $18.02.
(July 29, 2020)