Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 22-4A-2

  • Offense: or "public offense" any crime, petty offense, violation of a city or county ordinance, or act prohibited by state or federal law. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Person: any natural person, unborn child, association, limited liability company, corporation, firm, organization, partnership, or society. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
It is not a defense to prosecution for criminal solicitation that the person solicited neither committed or attempted to commit the offense solicited nor was capable of committing or attempting to commit the offense solicited.

Source: SL 2005, ch 120, § 439.