Concealed Weapons

Pursuant to SDCL 23-7-7.3 the Attorney General and the Secretary of State are currently working on reciprocity agreements for concealed weapons permits with a number of states. SDCL 23-7-7.3 provides:

The attorney general shall compare South Dakota permit issuance statutes with the permit issuance statutes in states with which reciprocity is sought or requested in order to determine whether the laws of the other state meet or exceed the requirements of this chapter for the issuance of a permit. The secretary of state may enter into reciprocity agreements with other states after the attorney general has notified the secretary of state that the other states' laws meet or exceed the provisions of this chapter.

The South Dakota Secretary of State maintains the list of states with which South Dakota currently has reciprocity agreements for concealed weapons permits. Current list of the States

The Attorney General and the Secretary of State are continuing efforts to gain reciprocity agreements with additional states.