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South Dakota Bill Requiring State-Issued Informed Consent Form (SB 72)

This law was last updated on Mar 25, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice


South Dakota


SB 72


Signed into Law


Jan 23, 2019


Informed Consent, Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

SB 72 requires abortion providers to provide their patients a specific form prescribed by the state Department of Health that contains the state’s informed consent requirements.

Sponsored by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

Latest Action

1/23/19 – Introduced.

1/25/19 – Passed out of committee by a 5-0 vote.

1/29/19 – Passed the Senate by a 26-5 vote.

2/27/19 – Amended; passed the House by a 59-9 vote.

3/4/19 – Senate concurred (30-2 vote).

3/7/19 – Delivered to the governor.

3/20/19 – Signed into law by Gov. Kristi Noem (R).