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South Dakota Laws Regarding Registration

Who must register?

What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Does the state use risk assessments for registrants (other than supervised release)?

Yes. The levels are: High, Moderate, Low, Not Applicable, and Undetermined.
Offender Risk Level Description
http://www.sexoffender.nd.gov/Glossary/glossary.shtml

Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?

Within 3 days; uses “temporarily domiciled” language 22-24B-2
http://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes/Codified_Laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=22-24B-2

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?

State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration

What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

No.

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

No.

What are the state civil commitment laws?

None found.

Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?

Info for State Advocates

Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?

What does the state say about persons who are required to register?

How does the state’s legislative process work?

How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues?

Search by a variety of methods including text, subject, and bill number
http://sdlegislature.gov/legislative_session/bills/Default.aspx?Session=2018

Best keywords are:

Sex offender; crimes; registered sex offender; sexual offense

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

(605) 773-2596
sdsor@state.sd.us
http://www.pierre.sd.gov/430/Sex-Offenders

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

None yet.

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

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Link needed.

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.
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Other helpful information

south_dakota.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/18 17:48 by zyin