32-3-38 Holder of security interest entitled to have notation of lien made by treasurer--Notificat...
Holder of security interest entitled to have notation of lien made by treasurer--Notification to department--Notation on instrument and certificate of title.
The holder of a mortgage,
trust receipt, conditional sales contract, mechanic's lien, or similar instrument, upon presentation of
the certificate of title to the office of the titled owner's county treasurer, together with the fee
prescribed by this chapter, may have a notation of the lien made on the certificate of title. The
treasurer shall enter the notation and the date thereof over the signature of the officer or deputy and
the seal of office. The treasurer on that day shall notify the department. The department shall note
the lien on the state's computer system, if the county treasurer has not done so.
Source: SDC 1939, § 44.0203 (1) as added by SL 1951, ch 229, § 3; SL 1965, ch 186, § 3; SL 1989,
ch 257, § 38; SL 1993, ch 219, § 3; SL 1998, ch 171, § 6; SL 2003, ch 160, § 4.