22.684.12 97th Legislative Session 88

2022 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1272

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to revise provisions related to counseling for domestic abuse defendants.

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

Section 1. That § 25-10-5.1 be AMENDED:

25-10-5.1. If a court places a defendant on probation upon receiving a verdict or plea of guilty for a crime involving domestic abuse, the court shall order that a condition of the defendant's probation is that the defendant attend domestic abuse counseling. Failure to attend domestic abuse counseling is a violation of the defendant's probation. Domestic abuse counseling includes issues of power and control, accountability, emotional regulation, or cognitive work addressing errors in thinking. The court may recommend individual or group counseling meeting the requirements of domestic abuse counseling, where available.

An Act to revise provisions related to counseling for domestic abuse defendants.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

House as Bill No. 1272

Chief Clerk

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1272

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2022 at ____________M.

By

for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2022

Governor

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,

ss.

Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2022

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State

By

Asst. Secretary of State