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Part Two The South Dakota Constitution and Commentary, Art.XVI Impeachment and Removal from Office

From: The South Dakota State Constitution

Patrick M. Garry

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 July 2021

There have been two proposals to repeal this article. The first was rejected by the voters on November 5, 1974, and the second was rejected on November 2, 1976. The house of representatives shall have the sole power of impeachment. The concurrence of a majority of all members elected shall be necessary to an impeachment. Both the 1974 and 1976 proposals to repeal this section would have incorporated similar provisions in Section 13 of Article III. All impeachments shall be tried by the senate. When sitting for that purpose the senators shall be upon oath or...
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