21.420.13 96th Legislative Session 680

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1192

Introduced by: Representative Chaffee

An Act to require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of certain vehicle registrations.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

32-5-2.12. Registration--Noncommercial motor vehicle--Financial responsibility required.

No motor vehicle may be registered as a noncommercial motor vehicle unless the applicant presents evidence of financial responsibility, as defined by §§ 32-35-115 and 32-35-119, to the county treasurer showing that the motor vehicle is covered by one of the forms of financial responsibility required by § 32-35-113.

Section 2. That a NEW SECTION be added:

32-5-2.13. Registration--Noncommercial motor vehicle--Financial responsibility--False information--Misdemeanor.

Any person who, in furnishing evidence of financial responsibility for the purpose of complying with the provisions of § 32-5-2.12, intentionally provides false information is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.