South Dakota Legislative Travel Reimbursement Amendment, Constitutional Amendment N (2012)
|Constitutional Amendment N|
|Type:||legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|
|Constitution:||South Dakota Constitution|
|Referred by:||South Dakota Legislature|
|Topic:||Admin. of gov't.|
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
The following are official election results:
|South Dakota Amendment N|
Official results via South Dakota Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The official ballot text read as follows:
Title: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution repealing certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session.
Explanation: The Constitution fixes the mileage reimbursement rate for legislators at five cents per mile for their travel to and from a legislative session.
Constitutional Amendment N repeals this constitutional limitation and allows legislator travel reimbursement to be set by the Legislature.
A vote “Yes” will eliminate the fixed travel reimbursement rate.A vote “No” will leave the Constitution as it is.
No formal support was identified.
No formal opposition was identified.
Path to the ballot
- Aberdeen News, "SD lawmakers seek end to required 5-cent mileage reimbursement, a provision written in 1889," January 23, 2012
- Mitchell Republic, "Legislature places balanced-budget constitutional amendment on ballot," February 29, 2012 (dead link)
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Constitutional Amendment N," accessed August 28, 2012