SUPREME COURT RULES AND ORDERS
IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
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IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF A NEW SECTION TO SDCL CH. 15-15A
A hearing was held on February 15, 2022, at Pierre, South Dakota, relating to the adoption of a new section to SDCL Ch. 15-15A and the Court having considered the proposed adoption, oral presentation relating thereto and being fully advised in the premises, now, therefore, it is
ORDERED that the new section be added to SDCL Ch. 15-15A, Unified Judicial System Court Record Rule, it is hereby adopted to read in its entirety as follows:
Any information maintained by the Unified Judicial System for safeguarding and enhancing court security is not accessible to the public unless authorized by an order of the court. This includes information pertaining to the protection of the public, court staff and public property such as:
Any vulnerability or threat assessments;
Response plans intended to prevent or mitigate criminal acts;
Emergency management or response protocols or standards;
Training materials or after-action reports for courthouse security training and assessment;
Intelligence information, complaints, and incident or threat reporting forms; and
Security manuals, standards, procedures, policies, or plans.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this rule become effective immediately.
DATED at Pierre, South Dakota, this 28th day of February, 2022.
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