§ 22-29-1 Perjury–Violation
§ 22-29-2 Statement not known to be true
§ 22-29-3 Incompetence of witness no defense
§ 22-29-4 Lack of knowledge of materiality of statement no defense
§ 22-29-5 Felony classes of perjury
§ 22-29-6 Subornation of perjury–Violation–Punishment
§ 22-29-8 Oath defined–Irregular oath
§ 22-29-9 Oath relating to future performance of official duty
§ 22-29-9.1 Oath required on certain documents to obtain state benefits–Statement in lieu ofoath–Perjury
§ 22-29-10 Deposition or certificate as complete upon delivery–Intent
§ 22-29-11 Obtaining money, property, or assistance by fraud from social services or relatedprograms prohibited
§ 22-29-12 Failure to report changed circumstances affecting eligibility for assistance
§ 22-29-13 Receipt of assistance on behalf of another as personal receipt
§ 22-29-14 Unsuccessful attempt to obtain assistance as misdemeanor
§ 22-29-15 Obtaining assistance with value of two hundred dollars or less as misdemeanor
§ 22-29-16 Obtaining assistance with value of more than two hundred dollars as felony
§ 22-29-17 Aggregation of amounts from violations with one scheme or course of conduct
§ 22-29-18 Sufficiency of evidence for conviction
§ 22-29-19 False statement on application to state agency for loan, grant, or other financialassistance for business or agriculture–Felony

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 22 > Chapter 29 - Perjury and False Official Statements

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • written: include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2