Codified Laws


Text Search




Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find



Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3

 
     10-3-12.   Oath and bond of county director and deputies--Form of oath--Failure to give bond or take oath. The county director of equalization and each of the director's deputies shall, within ten days of appointment, file with the county auditor the oath of office and a bond, payable to the county, with one or more sufficient sureties, in a penal sum fixed by the board of county commissioners, to be approved by the board of county commissioners, and conditioned that the director or deputy will diligently, faithfully, and impartially perform the duties of the office. The director and each deputy shall take and subscribe on such bond the following oath:
State of South Dakota,
County of ____________, ss.
     I, _____________, do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, that I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly discharge the duties of my office as (director of equalization)(assessor)(deputy), particularly that I will assess all property assessed by me at its true cash value according to my best knowledge and judgment, so help me God.
______________________________

     Subscribed and sworn to before me this ________ day of ________, 20______.
______________________________

     If any person so appointed fails to give the bond, or fails to take the required oath within the time prescribed, such failure constitutes a refusal to serve.

Source: SL 1897, ch 28, § 29; SL 1899, ch 40, § 2; RPolC 1903, § 2088; SL 1913, ch 283; RC 1919, § 5978; SDC 1939, § 57.0306; SL 1989, ch 82, § 7; SL 2008, ch 37, § 27.


Back to Chapter 10-3