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Legal Information: South Dakota

Statutes: South Dakota

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Updated: 
October 1, 2020

22-19A-3. Subsequent convictions as felony.

A person who has a second or subsequent conviction occurring within seven years of a prior conviction under § 22-19A-1, 22-19A-2, or 22-19A-7 against the same victim, and involving an act of violence, or a credible threat of violence, is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Any conviction for, or plea of guilty to, an offense in another state which, if committed in this state, would be a violation of § 22-19A-1, 22-19A-2, or 22-19A-7 and involving an act of violence, or a credible threat of violence, and occurring within seven years prior to the date of the violation being charged, shall be used to determine if the violation being charged is a second or subsequent offense.