22.316.13 97th Legislative Session 682

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 120

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to include intentionally manipulated images or recordings in the crime of invasion of privacy by recording.

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

Section 1. That § 22-21-4 be AMENDED:

22-21-4. No person may:

(1) Use any device to photograph or visually record:

(a) Any other person without clothing or under or through the clothing, or with another person depicted in a sexual act, for the purpose of viewing the body of, or the undergarments worn by, that other person;

(b) Without the consent or knowledge of that other person; and

(c) With the intent to self-gratify, to harass, or embarrass and invade the privacy of that other person, under circumstances in which the other person has a reasonable expectation of privacy;

(2) Use, disclose, or disseminate, by any means, any recording or photograph in violation of subdivision (1), in order to self-gratify, to harass, or to embarrass and invade the privacy of that other person; or

(3) Knowingly and intentionally disseminate or sell any image or recording of another person:

(a) That has been intentionally manipulated to create a realistic but false image or recording that would cause a reasonable person to mistakenly believe that the image or recording is authentic;

(b) That depicts the person as totally nude; in a state of undress to expose the genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or female breast; or with another person in a sexual act;

(c) Without the consent or knowledge of the person whose image is depicted; and

(d) With the intent to self-gratify, to harass, or embarrass and invade the privacy of the person whose image is depicted.

A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor. However, a violation of this section is a Class 6 felony if the victim is seventeen years of age or younger and the perpetrator is at least twenty-one years of age at the time the photograph or recording is made.

An Act to include intentionally manipulated images or recordings in the crime of invasion of privacy by recording.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 120

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 120

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