21.414.15 96th Legislative Session 765
ENTITLED An Act to regulate kratom for those under the age of 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--Under age--Misdemeanor.
The following actions are unlawful:
(1) To knowingly sell or distribute kratom to a person under the age of twenty-one;
(2) The purchase or attempt to purchase, the receipt or attempt to receive, the possession, or the consumption of kratom by a person under the age of twenty-one; and
(3) To purchase kratom on behalf of, or to give kratom to, any person under the age of twenty-one, unless the purchaser is a parent or guardian of the person under the age of twenty-one.
Kratom, for the purposes of this section, is a substance that contains 7-hydroxymitragynine, Mitragynine, or Mitragynine pseudoindoxyl. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
An Act to regulate kratom for those under the age of twenty-one.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the:
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________,
2021 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2021
Filed ____________, 2021
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State