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The counter argument: Senator Brock Greenfield (R-2/Clark) said that if the code of conduct can spell out sexual harassment, it can spell out sexual contact.
From the Dakota Free Press:
Rep. Lust (R-Rapid City) moved to kill the sexual contact prohibition. Rep. Mike Stevens (R-18/Yankton) seconded. The roll call vote was 9–5 in favor of killing the proposal:
- Aye: Curd, Frerichs, Haverly, Hawley, Langer, Lust, Maher, Novstrup, Stevens
- Nay: Greenfield, Don Haggar, Mickelson, Peterson, Qualm