Governor signs a bill to strengthen Informed Consent in South Dakota

By Dave Andrusko PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he has signed HB 1237, a bill that modifies and strengthens South Dakota’s informed consent law. The measure passed the State Senate a week ago Thursday 24-9, after passage in the House the week before. Under HB 1217, passed in 2011, there is …

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South Dakota Strengthens Informed Consent Law

By Dave Andrusko A bill that would modify and strengthen South Dakota’s 2011 informed consent law arrives this week on Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s desk. The measure passed the State Senate Thursday 24-9 after passage in the House last week. Currently, under HB 1217, there is a three-day waiting period after a woman meets with an …

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