Certain lien provisions revised.
ENTITLED, An Act to
revise certain provisions concerning mechanics' or materialmen's liens.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
Upon written demand
agent, or contractor, served on
any person holding a lien, requiring
to commence suit to enforce
suit shall be commenced
the person shall commence suit
within thirty days after such service
The register of deeds shall cancel the lien of record, if the owner, the
owner's agent, or contractor files no sooner than the fortieth day following service of the written
(1) An affidavit stating that the person holding the lien has not commenced suit to enforce
the lien within thirty days after the service of the written demand;
(2) A copy of the written demand that was served on the person holding the lien; and
(3) Proof of service on the person holding the lien.
Signed February 28, 2007