22.177.10 97th Legislative Session 390

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 15

Introduced by: Senators Stalzer, Breitling, Heinert, Rohl, Rusch, V. J. Smith, and Wheeler and Representatives Ernie Otten, Bartels, Bordeaux, Chaffee, Derby, Deutsch, Duba, Finck, Perry, Rehfeldt, and Willadsen at the request of the Marijuana Interim Study Committee

An Act to revise provisions providing that certain professions are not subject to discipline for certain conduct relating to medical cannabis.

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

Section 1. That § 34-20G-6 be AMENDED:

34-20G-6. No attorney person licensed by the state or any other governmental entity to engage in any profession, occupation, or other activity is subject to disciplinary action by the State Bar of South Dakota or other professional licensing association for providing legal assistance to a prospective or registered medical cannabis establishment or other related to , denial of the rights and privileges of such license, or otherwise penalized by the licensing authority for lawfully engaging in any activity authorized under this chapter or providing any service to a person engaged in activity that is not subject to criminal penalties under law of this state authorized by this chapter merely because that activity is prohibited by federal law.

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Overstrikes indicate deleted language.