24-1-1 Penitentiary as general state prison.
     24-1-1.   Penitentiary as general state prison. The state penitentiary is the general prison of this state for the punishment and reformation of offenders to which such offenders as may be committed, according to law, by any court of this state, shall be confined, employed, and governed in the manner provided by law.

Source: SDC 1939, § 13.4701; SL 2004, ch 168, § 1.