5-5-25 Notice to lessee of expiration of lease--Rental rate for extension.
Notice to lessee of expiration of lease--Rental rate for extension.
shall notify each lessee by certified or registered mail directed to his post office address, as shown
by the records in the office of the commissioner, on or before the first day of November first
preceding the expiration of each lease that such lease will expire the following March first. Such
notice shall be made in triplicate and two copies thereof mailed to the lessee.
The commissioner shall state in such notice the rental rate at which such lease can be extended
for an additional five years. Such rate for grazing leases shall be the current rental on common
school, indemnity, and endowment lands at the time of the issuance of the notice to the lessee. Such
rate for agriculture leases shall be as provided for in § 5-5-6.1.
Source: SL 1949, ch 71, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 15.0405-3; SL 1985, ch 37, § 7.