Noem signs 13 criminal justice bills into law

South Dakota Laws

Noem has also signs 13 criminal justice bills into law:

  • SB 79 makes certain uses of laser pointers unlawful.
  • SB 126 establishes the crime of possession, manufacturing, or distribution of obscene dolls.
  • SB 150 clarifies the penalty for using fireworks in violation of a county resolution.
  • SB 164 modifies the process for civil forfeiture.
  • SB 173 revises certain provisions related to competency hearings.
  • SB 174 revises provisions related to the automatic removal of certain charges or convictions from a defendant’s public record.
  • HB 1061 prohibits smoking and consuming marijuana and its derivatives in a motor vehicle.
  • HB 1080 increases the enhanced penalty for the crime of simple assault.
  • HB 1081 increases the penalty for protection order violations.
  • HB 1096 provides a penalty for sexual contact with a minor by a person holding a position of authority.
  • HB 1102 revises certain definitions for sex offender registry.
  • HB 1199 establishes the Office of Liaison for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons.
  • HB 1204 revises criminal provisions certain visual recordings or photographic devices.