Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 34-44-6

  • Asbestos contractor: any person that undertakes an asbestos project, including inspections for asbestos-containing materials, prepares an asbestos management plan, or designs or carries out an asbestos abatement project. See South Dakota Codified Laws 34-44-1
  • Day: the period from midnight to midnight. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • 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
The asbestos contractor carrying out an asbestos project is responsible for the safe and proper handling and delivery of waste that includes friable asbestos material to a landfill authorized to receive such waste. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
     In addition, any person who violates this section is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars per day of violation.