Presumptive Probation

Senate Bill Ends Presumptive Probation

Jan 9, 2019

A bill sponsored by the South Dakota Attorney General repeals the presumption of probation for non-violent drug crimes.

The presumption was a part of a criminal justice overhaul package passed by the legislature in 2013.

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg campaigned on ending presumptive probation. He says

Ravnsborg says Senate Bill 19 gives discretion back to judges.

New South Dakota AG Focusing On Work Ahead

Jan 9, 2019
Steve Munsen

In The Moment ... January 9, 2019 Show 491 Hour 1

South Dakota's new Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg joins In The Moment at the State Capitol in Pierre to discuss drugs, drug courts and presumptive probation among other issues.