7-29-22 Validation of prior conveyances subject to vested rights of which notice given.
Validation of prior conveyances subject to vested rights of which notice given.
instruments of conveyance of real property made by any county prior to January 1, 1992, which real
property was acquired by such county through tax deed proceedings, or by any other means or from
any other source, are, notwithstanding any omissions, irregularities, or defects in the proceedings had
and taken by said county to sell and convey the same, hereby validated, legalized, and cured to the
extent that such conveyances shall operate to convey to the person named as grantee in such
instrument of conveyance all of the right, title, and interest of said county in and to such real
If any person has any vested right in any real property so conveyed, and no action or proceeding
to enforce such right was begun prior to July 1, 1993, such right shall be forever barred; and no
action or proceeding so brought shall be of any force or effect, or maintainable in any court of this
state unless, prior to July 1, 1993, there was recorded in the office of the register of deeds of the
county in which the real property affected is situated, a notice of the pendency of such action, in
accordance with the provisions of chapter 15-10.
Source: SL 1945, ch 43, § 1; SL 1947, ch 45, § 1; SL 1949, ch 27, § 1; SL 1951, ch 36; SL 1953,
ch 33; SDC Supp 1960, § 65.0325; SL 1963, ch 461; SL 1970, ch 53; SL 1992, ch 307, § 2.