Statehouse Podcast: Edible Marijuana, Gender Education, Sex Crimes, Juvenile Justice

Feb 12, 2019

South Dakotans possessing edible marijuana products will continue to face a Class 5 felony if they're caught.

House Education Comittee passes a bill banning instruction on gender dysphoria to the house floor despite confusion on what the phrase "gender dysphoria" means.

Bill temporarily lifts the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children. It's part of an effort by survivors of child sexual abuse who want justice for crimes they say happened decades ago at a Catholic boarding school in Marty.

Senate Bill 67 allows judges to more easily send troublesome juveniles to the supervision of the Department of Corrections. The bill undoes some of the reforms of 2015.