ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the payment for rape and sexual offense
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 22-22-26 be amended to read as follows:
22-22-26. If a physician, hospital, or clinic examines the victim of an alleged rape or sexual
offense to gather information or evidence about the alleged crime, the examination shall be provided
without cost to the victim. The physician, hospital, or clinic shall be paid for the cost of the
examination by the county where the alleged rape or sexual offense occurred, which shall be
reimbursed by any defendant if convicted.
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the payment for rape and sexual offense examinations.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1194
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1194
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