(Senate Bill 79)
An Act to make certain uses of laser pointers unlawful.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:
22-18-41. Unlawful directing--Light--Laser pointer.
Anyone who intentionally directs light from a laser pointer at the body of a law enforcement officer is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. For purposes of this section, a laser pointer is a device that emits light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation that is visible to the human eye.
Signed March 25, 2021
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