2017 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 22 - CRIMES
Chapter 08 - Terrorism
§ 22-8-12 Act of terrorism--Felony.

22-8-12. Act of terrorism--Felony. Any person who commits a crime of violence, as defined by subdivision 22-1-2(9), or an act dangerous to human life involving any use of chemical, biological, or radioactive material, or any explosive or destructive device, with the intent to do any of the following:

(1) Intimidate or coerce a civilian population;

(2) Influence the policy or conduct of any government or nation;

(3) Affect the conduct of any government or nation by assassination or kidnaping; or

(4) Substantially impair or interrupt public communications, public transportation, common carriers, public utilities, or other public services;
is guilty of an act of terrorism. A violation of this section is a Class C felony.

Source: SL 2002, ch 103, § 1; SL 2005, ch 120, § 188.

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