2015 Keyword - Abuse or Neglect

HB 1089ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1140increase the crimes and lookback period to enhance the penalty for violating a protection order. 
HB 1163reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. 
HB 1212criminalize abuse of an unborn child. 
SB 70require that the mandatory reporter who witnessed the disclosure or evidence of child abuse or neglect be available to answer questions when the initial report is made. 
SB 71continue the Jolene's Law Task Force for an additional year, revise the membership of the task force, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 

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