||Peggy Nickerson (605) 773-2596 - Attorney General's Office, Division of Criminal Investigations
|Offenders Required to Register:
||Any person who has been convicted for commission of a sex crime shall, as defined in SDCL 22-24B-1, register as a sex offender. The term convicted, includes a verdict or plea of guilty, a plea of nolo-contendere, and a suspended imposition of sentence which has not been discharged. Any juvenile fourteen years or older shall register as a sex offender if that juvenile has been adjudicated rape as defined in subdivision 22-24B-1(1), or of an out-of-state or federal offense that is comparable to the elements of these crimes of rape or any crime committed in another state if that state also requires a juvenile adjudicated of that crime to register as a sex offender in that state. The sex offender shall register within three business days of coming into any county to reside, temporarily domicile, attend school, attend postsecondary education classes, or work. If the sex offender is not otherwise registered in the state, the sex offender shall register within three
business days of coming into any county when the sex offender applies for or receives a South Dakota drivers license, registers a motor vehicle, establishes a postal address, or registers to vote. A violation of this section is a Class 6 felony.
||Name and all aliases used; Complete description, photographs, and fingerprints , including palm prints; Social Security Number; Residence, length of time at that residence, and length of time expected to remain at that residence; the type of sex crime convicted of; and the date of commission and the date of conviction of any sex crime committed. Drivers license and state of issuance; vehicle information; whether or not the registrant is receiving or has received any sex offender treatment; employment information & school information; internet accounts and user name(s); list of all felony convictions; local contacts information; description of the offense; acknowledgment whether the offender is currently an inmate, parolee, juvenile in department of corrections placement or under aftercare supervision, county or city jail inmate or detainee in a juvenile detention center; acknowledgment whether the offender is subject to community safety zone restrictions; Passport and any document establishing immigration status, including the document type and number; Any professional, occupational, business or trade license from any jurisdiction.
||Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI), local law enforcement.
|Timeframe for Registration:
||Within five three (3) business days of entering state; within three (3) business days of changing address. (as of 07/01/2011 the 5 days of changing an address will be updated to reflect within three (3) business days of changing of moving to a different location) RE-REGISTRATION= BI-ANNUAL (DURING BIRTH MONTH & THEN 6 MOS FOLLOWING).
|Applies to Out of State Offenders:
||Yes. (Any crime committed in another state if that state also requires that anyone convicted of that crime register as a sex offender in that state; any federal crime or court martial that would constitute a sex crime under federal law. (removed 'effective 7/1/02')
|Duration of Requirement:
||Lifetime. (Some exceptions)
|Verification of Address:
||The DCI shall mail a non-forwardable verification form at least once annually to the last reported address. As of July 01, 2006 local Law Enforcement shall annually confirm the offenders address. (removed the 'as of July 01,2006')
|Penalties for Non-Compliance:
||Any registration violation - Cls 6 Felony (removed the 'as of July 01, 2006')
|Access to Information:
The Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) sexual offender registration file is available to all law enforcement agencies on a twenty-four hour basis.
Public internet access located at http://sor.sd.gov .
||Any person who commits any crime as a result of information gained through the sex offender registry or through public information pursuant to § 22-24B-16 is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Such liability is in addition to any other civil or criminal penalties.
||South Dakota Sex Offender Registry