1i.12.9 96th Second Special Legislative Session 392
Introduced by: Senator Schoenbeck
A RESOLUTION, Providing that the Senate of the State of South Dakota resolve itself into a Court of Impeachment.
WHEREAS, the Senate has the sole power to try an impeachment pursuant to S.D. Const., Art. XVI, § 2; and
WHEREAS, on April 12, 2022, the House of Representatives, during this Second Special Session of the Ninety-Sixth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, issued articles of impeachment against Jason Ravnsborg, attorney general of the State of South Dakota, which were then transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House to the Secretary of the Senate; and
WHEREAS, the Senate now designates the day and time to commence the hearing of impeachment, and the Senate shall summons the respondent, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, to appear before the Senate on that day and time:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Senate of the Second Special Session of the Ninety-Sixth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Senate now resolves itself into a Court of Impeachment and designates June 21, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (CST) as the day and time for the beginning of the impeachment trial; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Senate shall summons Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg to appear personally or by counsel on June 21, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (CST) for the impeachment trial; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of the Legislative Research Council is directed to provide the resources necessary to facilitate the activities of the impeachment trial.
Underscores indicate new language.
indicate deleted language.