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SB 156 - Expansion of Hate Crime Law - Key Vote

South Dakota Key Votes




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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (13-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Expansion of Hate Crime Law

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits specific actions intended to intimidate or harass any person or group because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

-Specifies actions which are prohibited in accordance with this bill, including the following (Sec. 1):
    -Causing physical injury; -Destroying or defacing real or personal property; and -Threatening, by word or act, to engage in the aforementioned actions.
-Specifies that a violation of the provisions of this bill constitutes a Class 6 felony (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expansion of Hate Crime Law


  • Stanford M. 'Stan' Adelstein (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Margaret V. Gillespie (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Iron Cloud III (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandy I. Jerstad (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald F. Lange (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry James Lucas (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
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