Bill That Protects Journalists Heading To House Floor

Politics

A bill that will protect journalists and their sources of information Is heading to the House floor.

HB 1074 unanimously passed out of the House Judiciary Committee today.

Reporter Shield Laws have become common across the country but South Dakota has lagged behind in adopting them.

This bill will add journalists and newscasters to a list of professionals who are legally protected from revealing sources and information.  

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