21.414.13 96th Legislative Session 765

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1262


Introduced by: Representative Perry

An Act to prohibit the sale or distribution of certain substances to those under twenty-one.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

34-20B-115. Kratom--Sell or distribute to persons under twenty-one--Misdemeanor.

No person may sell or distribute kratom to a person under the age of twenty-one. Kratom, for the purposes of this section, is a substance that contains any of the following:

(1) 7-hydroxymitragynine;

(2) Mitragynine; or

(3) Mitragynine pseudoindoxyl.

A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.