36-24-33 Receipt for sale of hearing aid--Contents--Refund--Violation as misdemeanor.
Receipt for sale of hearing aid--Contents--Refund--Violation as misdemeanor.
person who practices the dispensing of hearing aids in the State of South Dakota shall deliver to each
person sold a hearing aid a receipt which contains the seller's signature, the business address of the
seller, specification of the hearing aid furnished including whether it is new, used, or rebuilt, serial
number of the aid, date of sale, and the total purchase price charged for the aid less any allowance
for a trade-in, if any, and the net amount paid by the purchaser. A copy of the original sales order
constitutes a valid receipt and a legal bill of sale, and the purchaser's signature constitutes full
acknowledgment of the terms of the sale. Any purchaser of a hearing aid is entitled to a refund of
the full purchase price advanced by the purchaser for the hearing aid, less a maximum of ten percent
upon the return of the hearing aid by the purchaser to the licensee within thirty days from the date
of delivery unless set by contract for more than thirty days. Any refund shall be paid within thirty
days of the return date. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 1968, ch 118, § 4; SL 1997, ch 221, § 43; SL 2013, ch 181, § 1.