Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 40-32-34

  • Milk product: any product formulated by the addition of milk or a product derived from more than fifty percent milk if the milk or the product derived from more than fifty percent milk is greater than fifty percent of the product by weight or volume. See South Dakota Codified Laws 40-32-2
  • 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
  • Secretary: the secretary of agriculture. See South Dakota Codified Laws 40-32-2
The secretary may seize or quarantine by tagging or otherwise marking any milk or milk product which is, or which is suspected of being, contraband and for this purpose is vested with police powers. The tag or marking shall be notice to all persons not to remove or otherwise molest marked or tagged material until given permission by the secretary or a court. The owner or operator of the milk or milk product shall be notified in person or by telephone before the tag or marker is placed on the milk or milk product. Any person who removes or otherwise molests any milk or milk product tagged or marked as provided by this section without permission is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.