§ 37-32-1 Definition of terms
§ 37-32-2 Payment not allowed as requirement to receive written prize notice
§ 37-32-3 Written prize notice–Contents
§ 37-32-4 Retail value and statement of odds
§ 37-32-5 Statement of shipping and handling fees
§ 37-32-6 Location and size of information in notice
§ 37-32-7 Name of sponsor on notice
§ 37-32-8 Limitations on solicitor or sponsor
§ 37-32-9 Sales presentations
§ 37-32-10 Prize unavailable
§ 37-32-12 Civil penalties for violation of injunction
§ 37-32-13 Civil penalties for intentional violation
§ 37-32-14 Civil action by individual
§ 37-32-15 Venue of action
§ 37-32-16 Conflict with other actions
§ 37-32-17 Violation is Class 1 misdemeanor

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 37 > Chapter 32 - Sweepstake Prizes

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • 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