Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 22-18-1.5

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Person: any natural person, unborn child, association, limited liability company, corporation, firm, organization, partnership, or society. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
Any person, who assaults another with the intent to cause serious permanent disfigurement and causes serious permanent disfigurement, is guilty of a Class 2 felony.
     Assault with intent to cause serious permanent disfigurement as set forth in this section may be charged in the alternative as aggravated assault, as set forth in § 22-18-1.1.