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Legal Information: South Dakota

Statutes: South Dakota

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October 1, 2020

22-14-15.1 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.