§ 38-18-1 Definition of terms
§ 38-18-3 Annual application for registration of apiaries–Contents–Revocation of landowneror lessee’s placement authorization–Approval or rejection of registration–Hearings–Violation as misdemeanor–Civil penalty
§ 38-18-3.1 Minimum distance between apiaries–Beekeepers excepted on own property
§ 38-18-3.3 Identification of apiary–Violation as misdemeanor
§ 38-18-3.4 Abandoned apiary–Destruction, treatment or seizure of bees and equipment
§ 38-18-4 Application for entrance permit–Action by secretary–Failure to apply for permit asmisdemeanor–Civil penalty
§ 38-18-5 Registration fee
§ 38-18-5.1 Apiary fund established–Purpose–Appropriations
§ 38-18-8 Movable frames required in hives–Violation as misdemeanor
§ 38-18-9 Sealing of diseased hives required–Violation as misdemeanor–Additional penalty
§ 38-18-10 Infested colony or apiary as public nuisance–Treatment or destruction of infestedapiaries–Violation as misdemeanor–Additional penalty
§ 38-18-11 Exposure of infected bees or equipment as misdemeanor–Additional penalty
§ 38-18-12 Inspection programs–Employment of personnel–Investigation and control ofdiseases–Movement of bees in and out of state
§ 38-18-13 False information or hindering of enforcement as misdemeanor
§ 38-18-14 Access of departmental personnel to premises and apiaries
§ 38-18-15 Certificate of inspection–Issuance and contents–Certificate of health–Duration–Revocation
§ 38-18-16 Written order by secretary to treat or destroy apiary, regulated pests or exotic bees–Action by secretary if order not obeyed–Secretary authorized to sell salvageableequipment and bees
§ 38-18-16.1 Hearing–Staying of effective date of order–Exception–Affirmation, amendment orrevocation of order
§ 38-18-16.2 Failure to comply with order–Strict liability for costs of destruction
§ 38-18-19 Quarantine of bees, equipment, and premises–Unauthorized removal or handling asmisdemeanor–Continuation until determination by secretary
§ 38-18-20 Written order to place honey house in sanitary condition–Failure to obey asmisdemeanor
§ 38-18-21 Certificate of health or compliance agreement required for bees and used beeequipment imported from another state–Importation without certificate orcompliance agreement as misdemeanor
§ 38-18-23 Certificate of health–Content–Based on actual inspection
§ 38-18-25 Unlawfully imported bees subject to seizure–Destruction or treatment if found to beinfested–Notice of intent to seize–Owner to comply with provisions of this chapteror remove bees from state–Assessments of costs
§ 38-18-26 Certificate of inspection required to transfer ownership of bees or used beeequipment–Copy to recipient of bees–Violation as misdemeanor
§ 38-18-27 Request to enter compliance agreement or for additional inspections by departmentalpersonnel–Fees and expenses
§ 38-18-28 Promulgation of rules by secretary
§ 38-18-28.1 Restriction on movement of bees and related articles from quarantined area–Promulgation of rules
§ 38-18-31 Promotion of honey and by-products
§ 38-18-32 Definitions
§ 38-18-33 Honey industry fund
§ 38-18-34 Administration of honey industry fund–Donation–Expenditures
§ 38-18-35 Promulgation of rules for honey industry fund
§ 38-18-36 Annual honey assessment
§ 38-18-37 Dissemination of information and instruction concerning honey assessment

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 38 > Chapter 18

  • Apiary: any place where one or more colonies of bees are kept. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Appliances: any apparatus, tools, machines, or other devices, used in the handling and manipulating of bees, honey, wax, and hives. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Bee equipment: hives, supers, frames, or any parts thereof. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Bees: any stage of the common honeybee, Apis mellifera L. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Colony: the bees in any hive including queens, workers, and drones. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Day: the period from midnight to midnight. See
  • Hive: any frame hive, box hive, box, barrel, log gum, skep, or any other container, which may be used as a domicile for bees. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Honey house: any building, or rooms within a building, where honey is handled, extracted, bottled, stored, or processed. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Location: any quarter-section or smaller portion of land where apiaries may be kept. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Pest: any animal, plant, insect, or infectious, transmissible, or contagious disease or other organism which is or may be dangerous to the apiary industry of the state. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Pollination: the use of bees for the transfer of pollen in the production of agricultural crops. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See
  • Regulated pest: American foulbrood (Bacilius larvae), honeybee tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi), varroa mite (Varros jacobsoni), Africanized honeybee (apis mellifera scutellata), or any other pest which the secretary considers dangerous to the apiary industry and which warrants control or eradication. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • Secretary: the secretary of the Department of Agriculture of the State of South Dakota. See South Dakota Codified Laws 38-18-1
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See
  • Writing: and "written" include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See
  • written: include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See
  • Year: a calendar year. See