Overview Description

Records relating to misdemeanor offenses can be destroyed by the Bureau of Criminal Statistics 10 years after the date of the final disposition. S.D. Codified Laws § 23-6-8.1.

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. The sirector of the Bureau of Criminal Statistics can authorize the destruction of the records specified inS.D. Codified Laws § 23-6-8.1.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Records under the control of the Bureau of Criminal Statistics are destroyed. S.D. Codified Laws § 23-6-8.1.

Waiting Periods

The records can be destroyed 10 years after final disposition.

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