AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape.
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, 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 amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1169

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1169
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State