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Statewide Sexual Assault Task Force Meeting | The SD Network

  • AmericInn Suites 1981 E King St Chamberlain, SD 57325 (map)

To Whom It May Concern:

On behalf of South Dakota Representative Tim Reed and South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault, we would like to invite the following disciplines to come together with the Statewide Sexual Assault Task Force and others, including, but not limited to:

  • SANEs

  • Law Enforcement

  • State Attorneys

  • Hospital Administration

  • Victim Advocates

  • Service Providers

We encourage you to invite your community partners and SART members. The agenda would include discussing a possible amendment to House Bill 1126. The discussion would include how and where rape kits are stored, how long kits are stored, and statute of limitation, HIV/STD testing and treatment, as well as payment and billing.  Other potential policy work and updates will be discussed.

Please RSVP for the meeting to Kathy Rutten at

Lodging for the evening of the 29th will be available and travel will be reimbursed for Network members. If you need lodging, please contact Kathy Rutten at Any questions or concerns may be directed to Krista Heeren-Graber at

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and opinions.


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