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SB 67 revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to p...

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-SECOND SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2017  

883Y0327   SENATE BILL   NO.  67  

Introduced by:    Senators Partridge, Cronin, Greenfield (Brock), Haverly, Soholt, Solano, and White and Representatives Lust, Anderson, Duvall, Johnson, McPherson, Mickelson, Peterson (Kent), Tieszen, and Wollmann
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 2-1-5 be amended to read:
    2-1-5. The total number of votes cast for Governor at the last preceding gubernatorial election, shall for the purposes of this chapter, amending or supplementing the South Dakota Codified Laws, be the basis for determining the number of petitioners required.
    The total number of registered voters eligible to cast a ballot for Governor in the last preceding gubernatorial election as determined by the secretary of state, shall for the purpose of amending or supplementing the South Dakota Constitution be the basis for determining the number of petitioners required.
    Section 2. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.


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