2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 97

(HB 1143)

Underage prostitution, decriminalized.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution.

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

    Section 1. That ยง 22-23-1 be amended to read:

    22-23-1. Any person aged sixteen years or older who engages in or offers to engage in sexual activity for a fee is guilty of prostitution. Prostitution is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

     Signed March 10, 2017
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