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Legal Statutes: South Dakota

UPDATED May 26, 2017

South Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 22-14. Unlawful Use of Weapons

back to top22-14-15.1 Possession of firearm by one with prior drug conviction--Felony--Exception

No person who has been convicted of a felony under chapter 22-42 or of a felony for a crime with the same elements in another state may possess or have control of a firearm. A violation of this section is a Class 6 felony. The provisions of this section do not apply to any person who was last discharged from prison, jail, probation, or parole, for a felony under chapter 22-42 more than five years prior to the commission of the principal offense and is not subject to the restrictions in § 22-14-15.
Source: SL 1998, ch 130, § 2; SDCL § 22-14-30; SL 2005, ch 120, §§ 267, 268.