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Domestic Abuse Study Committee To Meet

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Domestic Abuse Study Committee To Meet

The Domestic Abuse Study committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting Monday in Pierre. Committee vice chair, Representative Mike Stevens of Yankton says they want to start with an overview of current domestic abuse laws…

Stevens, an attorney, says current laws have a broad reach…

Stevens says they want to look at the balance between victims and those accused of domestic abuse…

Stevens says they also have time set aside for public comments.

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