Chapter 99

(House Bill 1102)

An Act to revise certain definitions for sex offender registry.

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

Section 1. That § 22-24B-22 be AMENDED.

22-24B-22. Definitions.

Terms used in §§ 22-24B-22 to 22-24B-28, inclusive, mean:

(1) "Community safety zone," the measurement of a straight line that creates an area that lies within five hundred feet from the facilities and grounds of any school, public park, public playground, or public pool, including the facilities and grounds itself;

(2) "Loiter," to remain for a period of time and under circumstances that a reasonable person would determine is for the primary purpose of observing or contacting minors;

(3) "School," any public, private, denominational, or parochial school offering preschool, kindergarten, or any grade from one through twelve accredited through the Department of Education. This term does not apply to any facility where the education of students might occur incidentally to the primary purpose of the facility;

(4) "Residence," the address a person lists for purposes of the sex offender registry under § 22-24B-12 and subdivision 22-24B-8(3).

Signed March 25, 2021

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.