CHAPTER 165

(HB 1242)

Drivers licenses and identification cards regulated.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  prohibit the manufacture and distribution of counterfeit driver licenses and nondriver identification cards.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That chapter 32-12 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:

     No person may counterfeit, forge, or alter, or may cause to be counterfeited, forged, or altered, any driver license or nondriver identification card issued by the department pursuant to this chapter. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. Each counterfeited, forged, or altered card constitutes a separate violation.

     Section  2.  That chapter 32-12 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:

     No person may sell, offer for sale, or distribute, for compensation or gratis, any counterfeited, forged, or altered driver license or nondriver identification card issued by the department pursuant to this chapter. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

     Signed February 22, 2005
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