Attorney General Headshot

Attorney General Jason R. Ravnsborg

Attorney General Seal

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATION RELEASED FOR INITIATED MEASURE TO EXPAND ALCOHOL SERVICE HOURS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

CONTACT: Tim Bormann (605) 773-3215

 

 

 

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.  This explanation will appear on a petition that will be circulated by the sponsor of the initiated measure.  If the sponsor obtains a sufficient number of signatures by November 2019, as certified by the Secretary of State, the initiated measure will be placed on the ballot for the November 2020 general election.

 

 

The measure is entitled “An initiated measure expanding the time when alcoholic beverages may be sold, served, and consumed in municipalities where gaming is regulated.”

 

 

Under South Dakota law, the Attorney General is responsible for preparing explanations for proposed initiated measures, referred laws, and South Dakota Constitutional Amendments. The Attorney General Explanation is not a statement either for or against the proposed initiated measure.

 

Attorney General’s Statement for initiated measure (expanding for sale, service and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Deadwood)

 

-30-