§ 34-27-5 Racial discrimination in cemetery as petty offense–Restrictive covenants void–Immunity from liability for damages
§ 34-27-6 Burial record book required of cemetery–Indexes–Ownership records–Officialinspection
§ 34-27-7 Purpose of requirements as to cemetery plats
§ 34-27-8 Subdivision and platting of cemeteries required–Filing with local registrar of vitalrecords
§ 34-27-9 Numbering of grave spaces on cemetery plat–Designation of veterans’ burials–Marking of burials
§ 34-27-10 Cemetery plats received by local registrar–Posting when burial permit issued
§ 34-27-11 Card-index records of burials maintained by local registrar–Contents
§ 34-27-12 Supervision of burial record system by Department of Health–Enforcement powers
§ 34-27-13 Filing by local registrars of data from graves registration survey project–Fees notreceivable
§ 34-27-14 Violation or failure to maintain records as misdemeanor
§ 34-27-15 Duty of reinterment when cemetery removed–Punishment for omission of duty
§ 34-27-16 Liability for expense of reinterment on removal of cemetery
§ 34-27-17 Punishment for omission to reinter when cemetery removed
§ 34-27-18 Opening grave or breaking building with intent to remove body or coffin asmisdemeanor
§ 34-27-19 Removing dead body maliciously or with intent to sell or dissect as misdemeanor
§ 34-27-20 Receiving dead body unlawfully removed as misdemeanor
§ 34-27-21 Definition of terms
§ 34-27-22 Buying, selling, or bartering human skeletal remains or funerary objects as felony
§ 34-27-24 Commercial display of human skeletal remains or funerary objects as felony
§ 34-27-25 Reporting discovery of human skeletal remains–Failure to report as misdemeanor
§ 34-27-26 Disturbing human skeletal remains or funerary objects as felony
§ 34-27-28 Notification to landowner and coroner–Notification to state archaeologist and tribalofficials–Time limits
§ 34-27-30 Rules promulgated by State Historical Society Board of Trustees
§ 34-27-31 Discovery of human remains or funerary objects by state educational institution ormuseum–Contact state archaeologist–Notice to tribal officials–Tribal request–Disposition of remains or objects
§ 34-27-32 Refusal to turn over remains or objects to tribal group–Appeal
§ 34-27-33 Confidentiality of archaeological records pertaining to location of unmarked burialsand other human remains–Exceptions

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 34 > Chapter 27

  • appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • decedent: A deceased person.
  • deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for 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.
  • Indian tribe: any government of any Indian tribe which is located either wholly or partially within the State of South Dakota and which has a constitution or a charter approved by the secretary of the Department of the Interior and which possesses the powers of self-government. See
  • jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See
  • petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See
  • trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • Year: a calendar year. See