2018 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 23A - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 35A - Interception Of Wire, Electronic, Or Oral Communications
§ 23A-35A-20 Overhearing or recording communications, conversations, or jury deliberations by means of eavesdropping device as felony.

23A-35A-20. Overhearing or recording communications, conversations, or jury deliberations by means of eavesdropping device as felony. Except as provided in § 23A-35A-21, a person is guilty of a Class 5 felony who is not:

(1) A sender or receiver of a communication who intentionally and by means of an eavesdropping device overhears or records a communication, or aids, authorizes, employs, procures, or permits another to overhear or record, without the consent of either a sender or receiver of the communication;

(2) A person present during a conversation or discussion who intentionally and by means of an eavesdropping device overhears or records the conversation or discussion, or aids, authorizes, employs, procures, or permits another to overhear or record, without the consent of a party to the conversation or discussion; or

(3) A member of a jury who intentionally records or listens to by means of an eavesdropping device the deliberations of the jury or aids, authorizes, employs, procures, or permits another to record or listen.
Source: SL 1980, ch 181, § 20; SL 2006, ch 136, § 1; SL 2017, ch 108, § 16.

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