Chapter 20

(Senate Bill 138)

An Act to clarify provisions related to filing a petition to refer an ordinance or resolution.

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

Section 1. That § 7-18A-16 be AMENDED:

7-18A-16. A petition to refer an ordinance or resolution subject to referendum may be filed with the auditor within twenty days after its publication of the ordinance or resolution in the last to publish official county newspaper. The filing of such a the petition shall require requires the submission of any such the ordinance or resolution to a vote of the qualified voters of the county for its rejection or approval of the ordinance or resolution.

Signed February 23, 2022

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

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.