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State of South Dakota. 2012 ‘S.D. Codified Laws § 23-7-9, etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Dealer Regulations in South Dakota. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January
Dealer Regulations in South Dakota
Federal law requires firearms dealers to obtain a license from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), although resource limitations prevent the ATF from properly overseeing all its licensees.
South Dakota does not require firearms dealers to obtain a state license. South Dakota law requires firearms dealers to ensure that handguns are securely wrapped and unloaded when delivered to the purchaser.
South Dakota also prohibits a dealer from selling a handgun unless the purchaser is personally known to the dealer or presents clear evidence of his or her identity.
South Dakota has no other significant laws regulating firearms dealers…