2019 Senate Bill 79 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

555B0526   SENATE BILL   NO.  79  

Introduced by:    Senators Nelson, Curd, DiSanto, Ewing, Jensen (Phil), Maher, Monroe, Otten (Ernie), Russell, and Stalzer and Representatives Jensen (Kevin), Goodwin, Howard, Marty, Mulally, Otten (Herman), Pischke, and Randolph
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to increase the penalty for theft of a firearm.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That ยง 22-30A-17 be amended to read:
    22-30A-17. Grand theft is a Class 6 felony, if the property stolen:
            (1)    Exceeds one thousand dollars in value but is less than or equal to two thousand five hundred dollars;
            (2)    Is a firearm with a value of less than or equal to two thousand five hundred dollars;
            (3)    Is taken from the person of another with a value of less than or equal to two thousand five hundred dollars; or
            (4)(3)    The property stolen is cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, buffalo, or captive nondomestic elk with a value of less than or equal to two thousand five hundred dollars.
    Grand theft is a Class 5 felony if the value of the property is more than two thousand five hundred dollars but less than or equal to five thousand dollars.
    Grand theft is a Class 4 felony if the value of the property is more than five thousand dollars but less than or equal to one hundred thousand dollars or if the property stolen is a firearm, regardless of the firearm's value.
    Grand theft is a Class 3 felony if the value of the property is more than one hundred thousand dollars but less than or equal to five hundred thousand dollars.

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