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Part Two The South Dakota Constitution and Commentary, Art.XXIII Amendments and Revisions of the Constitution

From: The South Dakota State Constitution

Patrick M. Garry

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 September 2023

In 1976, a proposed amendment to this article was rejected by the voters. The proposed amendment would have added a new Section 4, which would have required the legislature by resolution to arrange the constitution every ten years in an orderly fashion in appropriate articles, deleting obsolete sections, but not changing the language of any sections. This “arranging” would have required a two-thirds majority vote of all members of each house for passage, and made the resolution subject to referendum. Amendments to this Constitution may be proposed by initiative or...
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