2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 112

(HB 1113)

Protection orders requirements revised.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding protection orders.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That ยง 25-10-3.1 be amended to read:

    25-10-3.1. Any person who is involved in one of the following relationships with another party:

            (1)    Spouse or former spouse;

            (2)    Is in a significant romantic relationship or has been in one during the past twelve months with the abusing party;

            (3)    Has a child or is expecting a child with the abusing party;

            (4)    Parent and child, including a relationship by adoption, guardianship, or marriage; or

            (5)    Siblings, whether of the whole or half blood, including a relationship through adoption or marriage;

is entitled to apply for a protection order or a temporary protection order pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

     Signed March 10, 2017
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