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Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Involving Technical Institutes

Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Involving Technical Institutes

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :    Monday, April 25, 2016  
CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605)773-3215   


 
Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Involving Technical Institutes


PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has delivered to the Secretary of State an Attorney General Explanation for Constitutional Amendment R.  The constitutional amendment was proposed by the Legislature in 2015 and will be placed on the ballot for the November 2016 general election. The title is:
An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding postsecondary technical education institutes.
Under South Dakota law, the Attorney General is responsible for preparing explanations for proposed initiated measures, referred laws, and South Dakota Constitutional Amendments. The explanation is an objective, clear, and a simple summary to describe for voters the purpose and effect of a proposed measure.  The Attorney General Explanation is not a statement either for or against the proposed measure.

To view the Attorney General Explanation, please click on the link.

To date the Attorney General has released Attorney General Explanations for several other ballot measures. To view these explanations on the Secretary of State’s website, please click on the link:

https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/upcoming-elections/general-information/2016-ballot-questions.aspx