Multiple violations for disorderly conduct penalty increased.
ENTITLED, An Act to
increase the penalty for multiple violations of disorderly conduct.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
Any person who intentionally causes serious public inconvenience, annoyance, or
alarm to any other person, or creates a risk thereof by:
Engaging in fighting or in violent or threatening behavior;
Making unreasonable noise;
Disturbing any lawful assembly or meeting of persons without lawful authority; or
Obstructing vehicular or pedestrian traffic;
is guilty of disorderly conduct. Disorderly conduct is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
However, if the
defendant has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty to, three or more violations of this
section, within the preceding ten years, the defendant is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor for any
fourth or subsequent offense.
Signed March 5, 2007