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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-23a > Chapter-14a > Statute-23a-14a-1

23A-14A-1. Definitions. Terms used in §§ 23A-14A-1 to 23A-14A-10, inclusive, mean:
(1) "Witness," a person who is confined in a penal institution in any state and whose testimony is desired in another state in any criminal proceeding or investigation by grand jury or in any criminal action before a court;
(2) "Penal institution," includes any jail, prison, penitentiary, house of correction, or other place of penal detention;
(3) "State," includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory of the United States.

Source: SL 2002, ch 119, § 1.