image
image
image


 

BDSM and The Law

 
South Dakota

This is NOT legal advice.

If you live in South Dakota  ask your Legislator to change these laws

In hotels in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, every room is required to have twin beds. And the beds must always be a minimum of two feet apart when a couple rents a room for only one night. And it's illegal to make love on the floor between the beds!

Age of Consent in South Dakota  is 18  


  22-23-1.   Prostitution--Misdemeanor. Any person who engages in or offers to engage in sexual activity for a fee is guilty of prostitution. Prostitution is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

22-23-2.   Promoting prostitution--Felony. Any person who:
             (1)      Encourages, induces, procures, or otherwise purposely causes another to become or remain a prostitute;
             (2)      Promotes the prostitution of a minor; or
             (3)      Promotes the prostitution of his or her spouse, child, ward, or other dependant person;
is guilty of promoting prostitution. Promoting prostitution is a Class 5 felony.

 

South Dakota

South Dakota does not have an obscenity law. However, under Title 22-24-25, cities and counties are allowed to regulate obscene material or live conduct. The subsequent sections of the chapter describe how municipalities may prosecute obscenity.

22-24-25. Municipal and county power to regulate obscene materials or obscene live conduct not preempted. Except as provided in 22-24-37, nothing contained in this chapter limits any county or municipality from regulating obscene material or obscene live conduct within its jurisdiction.

 

 

image
image