32-12-68. Failure to surrender suspended, revoked or canceled operator's license--Fee and mileage due officer for securing possession--Violation as misdemeanor.

It is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to fail or refuse to surrender to the Department of Public Safety upon its lawful demand a driver license that has been suspended, revoked, or canceled. If a person fails to return the license to the secretary of the Department of Public Safety after lawful demand, the secretary may direct any law enforcement officer to secure its possession and return it to the secretary. The law enforcement officer shall receive ten dollars and fifty cents plus mileage at the rate set pursuant to § 3-9-1 to be paid by the person from whom the license was obtained to be collected when the person submits an application for a license. Failure to pay the fee and mileage is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 1959, ch 261, § 27; SDC Supp 1960, § 44.9948 (4); SL 1975, ch 201, § 1; SL 1982, ch 239; SL 1982, ch 240; SL 1984, ch 161, § 5; SL 2001, ch 171, § 62; SL 2003, ch 272, § 23; SL 2024, ch 20, § 13.