Reporting requirements for sex offense victims.
ENTITLED, An Act to
revise the reporting requirements involving sex offense victims.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as
If a state's attorney charges a person for a sex offense, as set forth in this chapter, and the
offense involves a victim eighteen years of age or older, the state's attorney shall report the legal
description of the crime and demographic information regarding the victim of the crime to the
Department of Social Services. The reports required herein shall be submitted quarterly to the
department in a written or electronic format provided by the department and shall not include the
name, address, or social security number of the victim. The department shall maintain a database
of such reports and shall make information regarding the incidence and frequency of sex offenses
available to the public.
Signed March 2, 2007