61-6-41Deduction or repayment of overpayments.

An individual who was paid any amount as benefits under this title to which the individual is not entitled is liable for repayment of the amount overpaid, or for the amount received in the event of misrepresentation, unless recovery of the overpayment is waived as provided in § 61-6-42. The department may elect to recover the overpayment by requiring repayment by the individual or deducting the overpayment from any future benefits payable to the individual. The department may also recover the overpayment in the manner provided in §§ 61-5-59 to 61-5-66, inclusive, for the collection of delinquent contributions.

Source: SL 1936 (SS), ch 3, § 16 (d); SDC 1939, § 17.0844; SL 1974, ch 328, § 2; SL 1993, ch 377, § 12; SL 2008, ch 277, § 129; SDCL § 61-6-23; SL 2012, ch 252, § 59.