2020 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 22 - Crimes
Chapter 17 - Unauthorized Abortion
Section 22-17-14 - Coercion--Abortion--Misdemeanor or felony.

22-17-14. Coercion--Abortion--Misdemeanor or felony.

A person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if the person:

(1)Coerces, compels, or attempts to compel a pregnant woman to undergo an abortion;

(2)Requires a pregnant woman to agree to a provision that if she refuses to undergo an abortion, it is a breach of a contract; or

(3)Requires a pregnant woman to agree to a provision that results in her assuming any cost, obligation, or responsibility for refusing to undergo an abortion.

A subsequent offense of this section is a Class 6 felony.

Source: SL 2021, ch 206, ยง 2.

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