FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Monday, July 02, 2012
CONTACT: Sara Rabern, (605) 773-3215
2012 Attorney General Ballot Explanation Released for HB 1234 Referral
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley announces today he has delivered to the Secretary of State the following Attorney General ballot explanation for Referred Law 16, which is the referral of HB 1234 that will be on the November 2012 general election ballot. Click the link below to access the entire explanation.
Referred Law 16- An education reform act to establish a teacher scholarship program; create a program for math and science teacher bonuses; create a program for teacher merit bonuses; mandate a uniform teacher and principal evaluation system; and eliminate state requirements for teacher tenure.
The Attorney General is statutorily responsible for providing a ballot explanation that is objective, clear, and a simple summary to assist the voters on the purpose and effect of a proposed measure.
As previously released, these other Attorney General ballot explanations will appear on the November general election ballot. Click the links below to access the entire explanations.
Referred Law 14- An Act to establish the Large Project Development Fund.
Initiated Measure 15-An initiated measure to increase state general sales and use taxes for additional K-12 public education and Medicaid funding.
Constitutional Amendment M-An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding certain provisions relating to corporations.
Constitutional Amendment N-An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution repealing certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session.
UPDATED May 10, 2012 Constitutional Amendment O UPDATED-An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution changing the method for distributions from the cement plant trust fund.
Constitutional Amendment P-An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution adding balanced budget requirements.