3-14-3Refusal to surrender official seal, books, or papers as misdemeanor.

Every person who, having been an executive officer of this state, wrongfully refuses to surrender the official seal or any of the books and papers appertaining to his office, to his successor, who has been duly elected or appointed, and has duly qualified, and has demanded the surrender of the books and papers of such office, is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: PenC 1877, § 112; CL 1887, § 6312; RPenC 1903, § 117; RC 1919, § 3700; SDC 1939, § 13.1104; SL 1980, ch 24, § 42.