Codified Laws


Text Search




Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find



Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3

 
     39-4-20.   Reliance by dealer on guaranty by wholesaler or manufacturer--Contents of guaranty. Whenever any dealer shall have received a guaranty, signed by the wholesaler, jobber, manufacturer, or other person, residing within the United States, from whom he purchased the food product, to the effect that the same is not adulterated or misbranded as defined in this chapter, he shall not be liable to prosecution under this chapter, unless he shall have knowledge or notice of the falsity of such guaranty, but the person making such guaranty shall be subject to the fines and penalties which otherwise would attach to such dealer. Such guaranty must contain the name and post office address of the wholesaler, jobber, manufacturer, or person from whom the food product was purchased; provided that any product which is evidently unfit for consumption must not be sold or offered for sale though the dealer may possess the guaranty provided for in this section.

Source: SL 1909, ch 163, § 7; SL 1913, ch 215, § 5; SL 1917, ch 242, § 7; RC 1919, § 7810; SDC 1939, § 22.0404.


Get Chapter 39-4
Back to Chapter 39-4