§ 22-18-1 Simple assault–Misdemeanor–Felony for subsequent offenses
§ 22-18-1.05 Simple or aggravated assault against law enforcement officer, Department ofCorrections employee or person under contract, 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
§ 22-18-2 Justifiable force used by public officer in performance of duty–Assistance ordirection 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 toretreat
§ 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 Assault by convicted or incarcerated person under Department of Correctionsjurisdiction–Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Felony
§ 22-18-26.1 Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Assaultupon any other person–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-29 Assault by adult prisoner in county or municipal jail–Intentionally causingcontact with bodily fluids or human waste–Felony
§ 22-18-29.1 Assault by juvenile confined in detention facility or juvenile correctionsfacility–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

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

  • Adult: any person who is not a minor as defined in chapter 26-1. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See
  • Unborn child: an individual organism of the species homo sapiens from fertilization until live birth. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2