2020 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 22 - Crimes
Chapter 17 - Unauthorized Abortion
Section 22-17-13 - Threat causing unwanted abortion--Felony.

22-17-13. Threat causing unwanted abortion--Felony.

Any person who threatens to commit:

(1)Homicide, murder, or manslaughter under chapter 22-16; or

(2)Aggravated assault under §22-18-1.1; or

(3)Kidnapping under chapter 22-19;

against the pregnant mother or any other person within the pregnant mother's presence with the intent to cause the pregnant mother to undergo an abortion against her will that results in the death of the unborn human being as defined under §34-23A-1 is guilty of a Class B felony. A charge brought under this section may be commenced at any time prior to the time the victim attains age twenty-five or within seven years of the commission of the crime, whichever is longer.

Source: SL 2019, ch 107, §1.

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