61-6-40. Obtaining or attempting to obtain benefits by misrepresentation as misdemeanor or felony--Aggregation of benefits obtained to determine degree of offense. A person who attempts to obtain benefits or payments in violation of § 61-6-38, but does not obtain any benefits or payments, or a person who violates § 61-6-38 and obtains benefits or payments in an amount of two hundred dollars or less, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. A person who violates § 61-6-38 and obtains benefits or payments of more than two hundred dollars is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Benefits or payments obtained during the course of a twelve month period are aggregated in determining the degree of the offense.
Source: SL 1979, ch 348, § 11; SDCL § 61-6-24.1; SL 2012, ch 252, § 59.