34-20B-70 Property subject to forfeiture.
Property subject to forfeiture.
The following are subject to forfeiture pursuant
to chapter 23A-49 and no property right exists in them:
All controlled drugs and substances and marijuana which have been manufactured,
distributed, dispensed, or acquired in violation of the provisions of this chapter or chapter
All raw materials, products, and equipment of any kind which are used or intended for
use, in manufacturing, compounding, processing, importing, or exporting any controlled
drug or substance or marijuana in violation of the provisions of this chapter or chapter 22-42;
All property which is used, or intended for use, as a container for property described in
subdivisions (1) and (2);
All conveyances including aircraft, vehicles, or vessels, which transport, possess, or
conceal, or which are used, or intended for use, to transport, or in any manner facilitate
the transportation, sale, receipt, possession, or concealment of marijuana in excess of one-half pound or any quantity of any other property described in subdivision (1) or (2),
except as provided in §§ 34-20B-71 to 34-20B-73, inclusive. This subdivision includes
those instances in which a conveyance transports, possesses or conceals marijuana or a
controlled substance as described herein without the necessity of showing that the
conveyance is specifically being used to transport, possess, or conceal or facilitate the
transportation, possession, or concealment of marijuana or a controlled substance in aid
of any other offense;
All books, records, and research, including formulas, microfilm, tapes, and data which are
used, or intended for use, in violation of this chapter;
Any funds or other things of value used for the purposes of unlawfully purchasing,
attempting to purchase, distributing, or attempting to distribute any controlled drug or
substance or marijuana;
Any assets, interest, profits, income, and proceeds acquired or derived from the unlawful
purchase, attempted purchase, distribution, or attempted distribution of any controlled
drug or substance or marijuana.
Property described in subdivision (1) shall be deemed contraband and shall be summarily
forfeited to the state, property described in subdivisions (2), (3), (5), (6), and (7) is subject to
forfeiture under the terms of § 23A-49-14, and property described in subdivision (4) is subject to
forfeiture under the terms of § 23A-49-15.
Source: SL 1970, ch 229, § 11 (e) (1); SDCL Supp, § 39-17-129; SL 1976, ch 158, §§ 42-19, 42-20;
SL 1977, ch 189, §§ 125, 126; SL 1977, ch 317, §§ 1 to 3; SL 1982, ch 262, § 2; SL 1983, ch 255;
SL 1985, ch 279, § 1; SL 2016, ch 138, § 21.