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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-10 > Chapter-38 > Statute-10-38-6

10-38-6. Failure of utility to file report as petty offense--Each day as separate offense--Notice and opportunity to correct defect required on good faith attempt to comply. It is a petty offense for a public utility company to fail to file any statement or report required by any of such chapters. Each day the statement or report is not filed is a separate offense.
If any such public utility shall make an attempt in good faith to comply with the provisions relating to it in such chapters in the furnishing of any such report or statement, it shall not be subject to such penalty until after the Department of Revenue and Regulation shall have given such utility formal written notice by registered or certified mail of any defect or delay, and such company shall have failed for a period of twenty days after the mailing of such notice to file a report or statement correcting the defect or omission.

Source: SDC 1939, § 57.9917; SL 1982, ch 86, § 26; SL 2003, ch 272, § 82.