21.91.12 96th Legislative Session 300
Introduced by: The Committee on Judiciary at the request of the Chief Justice
An Act to modify the expenditures that are recoverable as disbursements by a prevailing party in a civil action or a special proceeding.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 15-17-37 be AMENDED.
15-17-37. Prevailing party recovery--Taxation.
The prevailing party in a civil
action or special proceeding may recover expenditures necessarily
incurred in gathering and procuring evidence or bringing the matter
to trial. Such expenditures include costs of telephonic hearings,
costs of telephoto or fax charges, fees of witnesses
translators, officers, printers, service of process, filing, expenses
from telephone calls, copying, costs of original and copies of
transcripts and reporter's attendance fees, and
and other similar expenses and charges.
These expenditures are termed "disbursements" and are taxed
pursuant to § 15-6-54(d).
Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.
indicate deleted language.