ENTITLED, An Act to provide for the award of filing fees as court costs in certain appeals.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 15-38-27 be amended to read as follows:
15-38-27. Before the expiration of the time for appeal, the appellant shall file a filing fee of ten
dollars and a bond for costs on appeal or equivalent security to be approved by the court in a sum
not less than one hundred dollars in any case, nor less than the amount of the judgment and costs,
(1) To secure the payment of costs if the appeal is dismissed or the order or judgment
(2) To satisfy the judgment if it is affirmed.
All other proceedings before the magistrate court in the matter shall cease and be stayed from
the time of the filing of the undertaking.
If the appellant prevails, the court shall award the filing fee to the appellant as court costs.
An Act to provide for the award of filing fees as court costs in certain appeals.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1160
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1160
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State