§ 22-18-1 Simple assault–Misdemeanor–Felony for subsequent offenses
§ 22-18-1.05 Simple or aggravated assault against law enforcement officer, firefighter, ambulance personnel, Department of Corrections employee or contractor, health care personnel, or other public officer
§ 22-18-1.1 Aggravated assault–Felony
§ 22-18-1.2 Criminal battery of an unborn child–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-1.3 Aggravated criminal battery of an unborn child–Felony
§ 22-18-1.4 Aggravated battery of an infant–Felony
§ 22-18-1.5 Assaults with intent to cause serious permanent disfigurement–Felony
§ 22-18-2 Justifiable force used by public officer in performance of duty–Assistance or direction of officer
§ 22-18-3 Lawful force in arrest and delivery of felon
§ 22-18-4 Justifiable use of force to protect property–Use of deadly force–Duty to retreat
§ 22-18-5 Reasonable force used by parent, guardian, or teacher in correcting child, pupil, or ward
§ 22-18-6 Reasonable force used by carrier to expel passenger–Vehicle stopped
§ 22-18-26.1 Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Assault upon any other person–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-29.1 Assault by juvenile confined in detention facility or juvenile corrections facility–Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Felony
§ 22-18-30 Violation as third or subsequent offense–Use of offense in another state
§ 22-18-31 Intentional exposure to HIV infection a felony
§ 22-18-32 Definition of terms
§ 22-18-33 Informed consent of person exposed to HIV an affirmative defense
§ 22-18-34 Actual transmission of HIV not required for criminal exposure
§ 22-18-35 Disorderly conduct–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-36 Vehicular battery
§ 22-18-37 Female genital mutilation–Felony
§ 22-18-38 Religion, custom, or consent not a defense to female genital mutilation
§ 22-18-39 Certain surgical procedures permitted
§ 22-18-40 Standing on highway with intent to impede or stop traffic–Misdemeanor

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 22 > Chapter 18

  • Affirmative defense: an issue involving an alleged defense to which, unless the state's evidence raises the issue, the defendant, to raise the issue, must present some credible evidence. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Dangerous weapon: or "deadly weapon" any firearm, stun gun, knife, or device, instrument, material, or substance, whether animate or inanimate, which is calculated or designed to inflict death or serious bodily harm, or by the manner in which it is used is likely to inflict death or serious bodily harm. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Immediate family: any spouse, child, parent, or guardian of the victim. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Law enforcement officer: any officer, prosecutor, or employee of the state or any of its political subdivisions or of the United States, or, while on duty, an agent or employee of a railroad or express company or security personnel of an airline or airport, who is responsible for the prevention, detection, or prosecution of crimes, for the enforcement of the criminal or highway traffic laws of the state, or for the supervision of confined persons or those persons on supervised release or probation. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Motor vehicle: any automobile, motor truck, motorcycle, house trailer, trailer coach, cabin trailer, or any vehicle propelled by power other than muscular power. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • 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
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Property: anything of value, including, but not limited to, motor vehicles, real estate, tangible and intangible personal property, contract rights, choses-in-action, and other interests in or claims to wealth, admission or transportation tickets, captured or domestic animals, food and drink, electric or other power, services, and signatures which purport to create, maintain, or extinguish any legal obligation. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Public officer: any person who holds a position in the state government or in any of its political subdivisions, by election or appointment, for a definite period, whose duties are fixed by law, and who is invested with some portion of the sovereign functions of government. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Real property: is coextensive with lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Receive: to acquire possession, control or title, or to lend or borrow on the security of the property. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Serious bodily injury: such injury as is grave and not trivial, and gives rise to apprehension of danger to life, health, or limb. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Service: labor that does not include a tangible commodity. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Unborn child: an individual organism of the species homo sapiens from fertilization until live birth. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2