24:05:26:01.01. Suspension from school -- Definitions. Terms used in this chapter and chapter 24:05:26.01 mean:
(1) "Controlled substance," a drug or other substance identified under SDCL 34-20B-11 to 34-20B-26, inclusive;
(2) "Dangerous weapon," a weapon, device, instrument, material, or substance, animate or inanimate, that is used for, or is readily capable of, causing death or serious bodily injury. The term does not include a pocket knife with a blade of less than 2 1/2 inches in length;
(3) "Illegal drug," a controlled substance, but does not include such a substance that is legally possessed or used under the supervision of a licensed health-care professional or that is legally possessed or used under any other authority under SDCL 34-20B-11 to 34-20B-26, inclusive, or under any provision of federal law; and
(4) "Serious bodily injury," bodily injury that involves:
(a) A substantial risk of death;
(b) Extreme physical pain;
(c) Protracted and obvious disfigurement; or
(d) Protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty.
Source: 26 SDR 150, effective May 22, 2000; 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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