South Dakota Bill Prohibiting the Sale of Fetal Tissue (SB 24)
This law was last updated on Oct 11, 2016
SB 24 would prohibit the tissue, organ or body part of an aborted fetus from being used in animal or human research or transplantation.
Under this bill, any person who knowingly and for consideration, provides, acquires, receives, or otherwise transfers any fetal tissue, organ, or body part in violation of this provision would be guilty of a Class 6 felony.
Sponsored by the Committee on Judiciary at the request of the Office of the Attorney General.