2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 96

(HB 1155)

Aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That chapter 22-18 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    Any person, who assaults another with the intent to cause serious permanent disfigurement and causes serious permanent disfigurement, is guilty of a Class 2 felony.

    Assault with intent to cause serious permanent disfigurement as set forth in this section may be charged in the alternative as aggravated assault, as set forth in ยง 22-18-1.1.

     Signed March 10, 2017
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