2019 Senate Bill 164 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That ยง 23-3-18.1 be amended to read:
    23-3-18.1. The director of the Division of Criminal Investigation shall prepare guidelines and uniform procedures for the reporting of and investigation of missing persons, including missing and murdered indigenous women and children, and runaways. The director shall distribute the guidelines to law enforcement agencies within the state.
    The director of the Division of Criminal Investigation shall establish training programs for law enforcement personnel regarding the conduct of investigations into missing persons, including missing and murdered indigenous women and children, and the provision of runaway assistance.
    Section 2. That chapter 23-3 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The Division of Criminal Investigation shall collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons in cooperation with similar divisions, bureaus, or departments of other states, tribal governments or law enforcement agencies, county or municipal governments and law enforcement agencies, the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the U.S. Department of the Interior, or the Bureau of Investigation of the U.S. Department of Justice.
An Act to establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 164

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 164
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State
 


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