North Dakota Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity Constitutional Measure (General)(1996)
North Dakota Constitutional Measure 2 (General) relates to the doctrine of sovereign immunity in North Dakota. It was on the November 5, 1996 election ballot in North Dakota where it was defeated, with 41.3% of voters in favor.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This measure would provide that notwithstanding any other provision of the constitution, no law suit could be brought against the state or an employee of the state acting within the employee's official capacity unless the legislative assembly provides by law the type of claims and the procedure through which those claims may be brought against the state or its employees.