TITLE REGISTRATION, LIENS AND TRANSFERS
32-3-1 Definition of terms.
32-3-2.3 Mopeds exempt.
32-3-2.4 Farm vehicles exempt--Exceptions.
32-3-3 Selling new vehicle without delivering manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin--Purchasing new vehicle without obtaining certificate--Violation as misdemeanor.
32-3-3.1 Initial registration and titling of mobile and manufactured homes--Time for registration--Penalty--Violation as misdemeanor.
32-3-3.2 Surrender of title on mobile or manufactured home--Request and application--Record--Liens.
32-3-3.3 Titling of mobile or manufactured home whose title was surrendered--Affidavit--Report.
32-3-4 Eligibility for license--Mobile and manufactured homes exempt.
32-3-5 Sale without delivering certificate of title--Purchase without obtaining certificate of title--Temporary use--Time limit--Violation as misdemeanor.
32-3-6 Ownership passing by operation of law--Burden of proof.
32-3-7 Sale of secondhand vehicle--Time for delivery of certificate of title--Exception--Violation as misdemeanor.
32-3-7.1 Extension of time to deliver certificate of title to secondhand vehicle--Temporary license permit.
32-3-10 Statement or certificate of origin as passing title--Waiver and estoppel inapplicable.
32-3-11 Certificate as evidence of ownership--Possession before delivery of certificate--Risk of loss--Insurable interest.
32-3-12 Operation or possession of vehicle without certificate as misdemeanor.
32-3-13 Sale or transfer without certificate as misdemeanor.
32-3-14 False statement in application--Felony.
32-3-15 Alteration or forgery of certificate--Knowing use of altered or forged certificate--Felony.
32-3-16 Uniform method of numbering certificates--Retention of documents in department records.
32-3-17 Validity of certificates previously issued--Issuance of new certificate.
32-3-18 Application for certificate--Contents--Fee--Assignment of previous certificate.
32-3-19 False swearing in connection with certificates--Perjury--Punishment.
32-3-20 Change of identification number on vehicle--New certificate--Contents of new certificate--Delivery to owner.
32-3-21 Unnumbered vehicles not subject to titling--Titling by number other than vehicle identification number.
32-3-22 Assignment and attachment of vehicle identification number--Registration under assigned number--Violation as felony--Fees.
Fee for assignment of vehicle identification number. 32-3-23
Application for original certificate--Contents--Supporting documents. 32-3-24
Burden of proving ownership--Issuance of certificate. 32-3-25
Application for title and registration by dealer on behalf of customer--Location of filing. 32-3-26
Time for filing application for certificate--Vehicles in dealer's stock. 32-3-26.1
Late application for certificate--Additional fee--Application delay as misdemeanor. 32-3-28
Issuance of certificate in paper or electronic form--Notation of liens. 32-3-29
Lost certificates--Fee for duplicate. 32-3-30
Certificate to show chain of title--Exceptions. 32-3-30.1
Odometer information to be included on certificate--Information required on sale--Falsification as felony. 32-3-30.2
Certified abstract of title history or damage disclosure statements--Fee. 32-3-31
Dealer prohibited from taking certificate which does not show name of vendor and vendee--Violation as misdemeanor. 32-3-32
Dealer's acceptance of out-of-state certificates--Trade-ins--Power of attorney. 32-3-33
Change of county of use of vehicle--Issuance of duplicate for filing by treasurer--Validity of liens. 32-3-34
Assistance by county treasurer. 32-3-35
Manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin pending issuance of certificate of title--Priority of liens. 32-3-36
All lien spaces filled--Issuance of new certificate. 32-3-37
Sale of encumbered vehicle with knowledge of lien holder--Effect against subsequent purchasers. 32-3-38
Holder of security interest entitled to have notation of lien made by treasurer--Notification to department--Notation on instrument and certificate of title. 32-3-38.1
Bank, savings and loan association, credit union, or dealer access to motor vehicle title and lien information on state's computer system. 32-3-38.2
Certain fleet leasing contracts do not create sale or security interest--Not applicable to personal leases. 32-3-38.3
Dealer required to utilize electronic title file system. 32-3-39
Deposit of security interest instrument not required. 32-3-40
Security interests created prior to enactment of statute. 32-3-41
Liens noted on certificate valid against creditors of debtor, subsequent purchasers, and other claimants--Perfection of liens noted on-line. 32-3-42
Vehicles held in stock--Security interests acquired previous to enactment of statute. 32-3-43
Notation of lien on certificate of title--Liability of holder of certificate of title for refusal to deliver. 32-3-44
Release on discharge of lien--Liability for failure to release--Delivery of certificate after entry of discharge. 32-3-45
Fees for notation. 32-3-46
Enforcement of liens--Filing for record not necessary--Notice of sale. 32-3-47
Consent of lien holder required for disposal or removal of encumbered vehicle--Violation as felony. 32-3-48
Power to revoke or refuse to issue certificate or registration--Notification to applicant. 32-3-49
Cancellation of certificate--Notification to county treasurer--Notification to certificate holder and lien holder--Surrender of certificate. 32-3-50
Cancellation of receipt of registration upon cancellation of certificate--Return of receipt and license plates--Confiscation. 32-3-51
Dismantled or destroyed vehicle--Return of plates and title to department--Cancellation of registration--Consent of lien holder--Notation on certificate--Destruction of certificates--Retention of record--Removal of identification numbers as felony. 32-3-51.1
to 32-3-51.3. Repealed. 32-3-51.4
Vehicle with out-of-state marked title--Damage disclosure information--Salvage title or junking certificate. 32-3-51.6
Rebuilt title. 32-3-51.7
to 32-3-51.10. Repealed. 32-3-51.11
Retention of damage disclosure statement by department--Part of title history. 32-3-51.12
Junking certificate required for vehicle being dismantled--Removal of identification number prohibited--Violation as felony. 32-3-51.13
Rebuilt or salvage vehicle--Application for junking certificate--Inspection. 32-3-51.14
, 32-3-51.15. Repealed. 32-3-51.16
Information required on first and subsequent South Dakota titles for vehicles coming into state. 32-3-51.17
Junking certificate for nonrebuildable vehicle. 32-3-51.18
Vehicle dealers required to display damage disclosure statement--Return of vehicle. 32-3-51.19
Salvage vehicle defined--Application. 32-3-51.20
Insurer or self insurer acquiring ownership of salvage vehicle without salvage vehicle title to surrender certificate of title--Salvage title issued--Rebuilt title. 32-3-51.21
Owner to obtain salvage title if insurer or self insurer declares vehicle total loss but does not acquire ownership--Notice--Sale without title as misdemeanor--Application. 32-3-51.22
Recovered stolen vehicles--Inspection--Title--Salvage vehicle. 32-3-52
Surrender of indicia of ownership by dealers, salvage yards, and others. 32-3-53
Restored or rebuilt vehicle--Submission to department--Inspection--Issuance of rebuilt title. 32-3-53.1
Inspection of restored or rebuilt vehicles. 32-3-53.3
Trailer defined. 32-3-54
Special seal--Forms furnished by secretary. 32-3-57
Power of secretary to make rules and require uniformity in administration of statutes--Duty of local officials. 32-3-58
Auction of certain older automobiles sponsored by nonprofit automobile club--When permitted--Violation as misdemeanor. 32-3-60
Auctioneer to have odometer reading and certificate of title--Exception-- Violation as misdemeanor. 32-3-61
Auction of vehicle covered by lien--Consent and release of lien holder--Violation as misdemeanor. 32-3-62
List of vehicles sold at auction--Copy of title--Violation as misdemeanor. 32-3-63
Sales of older vehicles at certain auctions exempt from vehicle dealer requirements. 32-3-64
Titling vehicles eleven years old or more with no existing record. 32-3-65
Converted motor home title--Unit requirements--Certain requirements to meet national standards--Title application requirements. 32-3-66
Certain motor home transport uses not deemed private business uses. 32-3-67
Department to provide name and address of record holder of title and lien holders to possessor of vehicle due to unpaid repair bill. 32-3-68
Application for title on motor vehicle unclaimed as result of unpaid repair bill--Notice to owner and insurer or lien holder--Publication. 32-3-69
Vesting of title to motor vehicle in person to whom repair bill is payable--Intent to reclaim--Sale of vehicle. 32-3-69.1
Electronic title system for motor vehicles. 32-3-70
Electronic lien filing system--Paper title--Liability for noting or canceling lien in error. 32-3-71
Low-speed vehicles. 32-3-72
Local law enforcement officers to provide certain information to motor vehicle repossession businesses .32-3-73
Delivery of manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin upon sale and delivery--Default on sale--Notice--Violation as misdemeanor.32-3-74
Information to be provided to auction agency taking possession of vehicle at insurer's request.32-3-75
Title issued to auction agency--Notice of right to reclaim.32-3-76
Reclamation of vehicle by owner or lienholder--Notice of intent to reclaim--Vesting of title to abandoned vehicle in auction agency--Sale of vehicle--Distribution of proceeds.32-3-77
Issuance of title to insurer unable to obtain title after payment of total loss.