Except as provided in §  23A-35A-1 or 23A-35A-22 to 23A-35A-34 , inclusive, no person may install or use a pen register or a trap or trace device without first obtaining a court order under §  23A-35A-27 . A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 23A-35A-22

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2

Source: SL 1988, ch 194, § 2.