S.D. Codified Laws § 22-34-1

Current with changes from the 2019 Legislative Session, except for transfers by the Code Commission and Code Counsel pursuant to Chapter 22
Section 22-34-1 - Intentional damage to property-Degree of offense according to value

Any person who, with specific intent to do so, injures, damages, or destroys:

(1) Public property without the lawful consent of the appropriate governing body having jurisdiction thereof; or
(2) Private property in which any other person has an interest, without the consent of the other person;

is guilty of intentional damage to property. Intentional damage to property is a Class 2 misdemeanor if the damage to property is four hundred dollars or less. Intentional damage to property is a Class 1 misdemeanor if the damage to property is one thousand dollars or less, but more than four hundred dollars. Intentional damage to property is a Class 6 felony if the damage to property is two thousand five hundred dollars or less, but more than one thousand dollars. Intentional damage to property is a Class 5 felony if the damage to property is five thousand dollars or less, but more than two thousand five hundred dollars. Intentional damage to property is a Class 4 felony if the damage to property is one hundred thousand dollars or less, but more than five thousand dollars. Intentional damage to property is a Class 3 felony if the damage to property is five hundred thousand dollars or less, but more than one hundred thousand dollars. Intentional damage to property is aggravated intentional damage to property if the damage to property is more than five hundred thousand dollars. Aggravated intentional damage to property is a Class 2 felony.

The provisions of this section do not apply if the intentional damage to property was accomplished by arson or reckless burning or exploding pursuant to chapter 22-33.

SDCL 22-34-1

SDC 1939, § 13.4501; SL 1967, ch 28; SL 1971, ch 159; SDCL Supp, § 22-34-3.1; SL 1976, ch 158, § 34-1; SL 1977, ch 189, § 70; SL 1978, ch 158, § 12; SL 1990, ch 164, § 1; SL 2005, ch 120, §97.

Amended by S.L. 2014, ch. 111,s. 1, eff. 7/1/2014.