22.868.12 97th Legislative Session 385
ENTITLED An Act to limit liability for certain child welfare agency licensees.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That chapter 21-3 be amended with a NEW SECTION:
In a tort action against an entity licensed as a child welfare agency under subdivision 26-6-14(4), or against any officer, director, or employee of the entity, to recover damages for injury or loss to a person or property arising out of any act or omission within the scope of the entity's license, an award of damages may not exceed one million dollars, exclusive of interest from the date of judgment. If the limit on total damages under this section is determined to be unconstitutional, the limit only applies to noneconomic damages.
An Act to limit liability for certain child welfare agency licensees.
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 _____________,
2022 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2022
Filed ____________, 2022
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State