BDSM and The Law
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
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.
Any person who:
Encourages, induces, procures, or otherwise purposely causes another to become
or remain a prostitute;
Promotes the prostitution of a minor; or
Promotes the prostitution of his or her spouse, child, ward, or other
is guilty of promoting prostitution. Promoting prostitution is a Class 5
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