Marking false weight on container as misdemeanor.
Every person who knowingly
marks or stamps false or short weight, or false tare, on any cask or package, or knowingly sells or
offers for sale any cask or package so marked, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Placing foreign substance in package to increase weight as misdemeanor.
person who, in putting up in any bag, bale, box, barrel, or other package any hops, cotton, hay, or
other goods usually sold in bags, bales, boxes, barrels, or packages, by weight, puts in or conceals
therein anything whatever for the purpose of increasing the weight of such bag, bale, box, barrel, or
package, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Source: SDC 1939, § 63.9908; SL 1977, ch 190, § 286.
37-20-33 Metric measures not prohibited.
Metric measures not prohibited.
Nothing in chapters 37-20 to 37-22, inclusive,
shall prohibit the use of standard metric measures.
Source: SDC 1939, § 63.0201.
37-20-34 Promulgation of rules.
Promulgation of rules.
The secretary may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter
1-26, for the enforcement of the provisions of chapter 37-20 in the following areas:
Tolerances, specifications, and requirements for testing standards to be used in South
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Required compliance with standards issued by the National Institute of Standards and
Technology in effect January 1, 2015.
SL 2006, ch 187, § 8; SL 2016, ch 183, § 19.