3-4-2. Resignation of office--To whom made. Resignations may be made as follows:
(1) Of all state and district officers, either elective or appointive, to the Governor;
(2) Of all members of the Legislature to the presiding officer of its branches respectively when in session, and when not in session to the Governor; and when made to the presiding officer he shall at once notify the Governor;
(3) Of all officers of the Legislature to the respective branches thereof;
(4) Of all elective county officers, by filing with the county auditor such resignation in writing, which shall be filed or deposited with the board of county commissioners, which resignation unless a different time is fixed therein shall take effect upon such filing;
(5) Of officers of civil township to the board of supervisors of the township, except of members of such board, which shall be to the township clerk; and notice shall forthwith be given by the township clerk to the county auditor of the resignation of all officers whose bonds are filed with that officer;
(6) Of all officers holding office by appointment to the body, board, court, or officer that appointed them.Source:
SL 1864-5, ch 12, § 2; PolC 1877, ch 22, § 1; CL 1887, § 1386; SL 1881, ch 137, § 1; RPolC 1903, § 1803; RC 1919, § 7008; SDC 1939, § 48.0102; SL 1974, ch 55, § 2.