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ATTORNEY GENERAL RELEASES EXPLANATION FOR PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTION ON FOOD AND DRINK





                               ATTORNEY GENERAL RELEASES EXPLANATION FOR PROPOSED AMENDMENT                                       TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTION ON FOOD AND DRINK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2022                                                                                    CONTACT: Stewart Huntington, 605-773-6878                                                                                  

PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo has released the following Attorney General’s ballot explanation for a proposed Constitutional Amendment entitled: An Initiated Amendment Prohibiting Taxes on Anything Sold for Eating or Drinking. 

The amendment language can be found here.

The Attorney General’s explanation was drafted after a thorough review of all the comments received during the proposed amendment’s 10-day comment period.

State law requires the Attorney General to draft a title and explanation for each initiated measure, initiated constitutional amendment, constitutional amendment proposed by the Legislature, or referred measure that may appear on an election ballot.  See SDCL 12-13-9 & 12-13-25.1.  

For more information regarding ballot measures, please visit the Secretary of State’s website.

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