21.637.11 96th Legislative Session 772
Introduced by: Senator Foster
An Act to revise provisions regarding hate crimes.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 22-19B-1 be AMENDED.
22-19B-1. Malicious intimidation or harassment--Felony.
guilty of a Class 6 felony if the person maliciously
specific intent to intimidate or harass any other
group of persons because of that person's or group of persons' race,
ethnicity, religion, ancestry, or
sexual orientation, gender identity, or identification as a Native
to another person;
any real or
personal property of another person;
real or personal property of another person; or
by word or act, to do the acts prohibited if there is reasonable
cause to believe that any of the acts prohibited in subdivision (1),
(2), or (3) of this section will occur. A
violation of this section is a Class 6 felony.
Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.
indicate deleted language.