State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018
||SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1 |
Introduced by: Senators Bolin and Otten (Ernie) and Representatives Reed, Peterson (Kent), and Soli at the request of the Initiative and Referendum Task Force
A JOINT RESOLUTION, Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN:
Section 1. That at the next general election held in the state, the following amendment to Article XXIII, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, as set forth in section 2 of this Joint Resolution, which is hereby agreed to, shall be submitted to the electors of the state for approval.
Section 2. That Article XXIII, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, be amended to read as follows:
§ 3. Any constitutional amendment or revision must be submitted to the voters and shall become a part of the Constitution only when approved by
a majority not less than fifty-five percent
of the votes cast
thereon on the amendment or revision
. The Legislature may provide for the withdrawal by its sponsors of an initiated amendment at any time prior to its submission
to the voters.