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Requirements for Interagency Multidisciplinary Teams ("MDT's")

Effective July 1, 2018, members of interagency multidisciplinary teams ("MDT's) are required to sign a memorandum of understanding acknowledging the written procedures and guidelines for the MDT.  The memorandum of understanding must also include an information sharing and confidentiality agreement ("Confidentiality Agreement") approved by the Attorney General.  A list of the team members and the memorandum of understanding must be filed with the Office of Attorney General and, if the MDT is formed to investigate a crime involving a child victim (as defined in SDCL 23A-28C-4), with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.  For more information as to the requirements for an MDT, see SDCL 23A-28C-15,  http://www.sdlegislature.gov/Statutes/Codified_Laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=23A-28C-15

The Attorney General has approved the following Confidentiality Agreement for attachment as an exhibit to the memorandum of understanding for the MDT.

Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement

Team members should direct questions regarding memorandums of understanding to their respective attorneys.

Filing:

 

Effective July 1, 2018, the above-described list of team members and the memorandum of understanding, with the attached Confidentiality Agreement, must be filed with the Office of the Attorney General and, if the MDT is formed to investigate a crime involving a child victim, with the Department of Social Services. 

 

Filing with the Office of the Attorney General

 

Copies of the documents may be filed with the Office of the Attorney General by email attachment in PDF form at ATGMDT@state.sd.us or by mailing a copy to:

 

Office of Attorney General

             Attn:  MDT Documents

             1302 E. Highway 14, #1

             Pierre, SD  57501

 

Filing with the Department of Social Services

 

Copies of the documents may be filed with the Department of Social Services by email attachment in PDF format to  DSSMDT@state.sd.us  or by mailing a copy to:

 

Department of Social Services

Division of Child Protection

             700 Governors Drive

             Pierre, SD 57501

 

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