South Dakota Legislative Expenses and Term Limits, Amendment F (2006)

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The South Dakota Legislative Expenses and Term Limits Amendment, also known as Amendment F, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in South Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed the limitation on expense reimbursements received by legislators. The measure also would have removed specific prohibitions against enacting private or special laws, instead restricting legislators with a more general prohibition. Congressional term limits would have also been removed, the procedure for introducing a bill would have been shortened and the legislature would have been authorized to exercise emergency powers in the event of a disaster.[1][2]

Election results

South Dakota Amendment F (2006)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No215,45867.65%
Yes 103,026 32.35%

Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, South Dakota Constitutional Amendments, Initiatives and Referendums 1970-2010

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The text of the measure can be read here.

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