ENTITLED, An Act to repeal certain statutes related to the testimony of sex offense victims and to
evidence of a victim's prior sexual conduct and to establish the rationale and effect of the repeal.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 23A-22-15 be repealed.
Section 2. That § 23A-22-15.1 be repealed.
Section 3. The provisions of this Act are in accordance with the Supreme Court's adoption of
Rule 10-13 concerning the adoption of Federal Rule of Evidence 412 relating to the relevance of past
sexual behavior of an alleged victim in sex offense cases (federal rape shield law), effective July 1,
2012, contingent upon the legislative repeal of §§ 23A-22-15 and 23A-22-15.1.
An Act to repeal certain statutes related to the testimony of sex offense victims and to evidence of
a victim's prior sexual conduct and to establish the rationale and effect of the repeal.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1063
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1063
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State