21.111.12 96th Legislative Session 753

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1054

Introduced by: Representative Deutsch

An Act to require a copy of any initiated measure or amendment on the ballot be provided to voters.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 12-13-11 be AMENDED.

12-13-11. Materials printed on ballot--Full text of measure included--Sponsor's cost--Separate ballot.

The title, explanation, recitation, place for voting, and statement as required by this chapter shall be printed on the ballot in lieu of the. A copy of the law, measure, constitutional amendment, or other question to be submitted to a vote of the people in its entirety, whether reusable or single use, shall be given to each voter along with the ballot. The sponsoring organization of the initiated measure or initiated amendment shall be responsible for the cost of all copies provided to the voters, including the cost of any necessary postage. All proposed constitutional amendments to be submitted at an election shall be placed on one ballot and all initiated measures or referred laws upon a separate ballot.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.