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
- ↑ South Dakota Secretary of State,"Constitutional Amendment N," retrieved August 28, 2012