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Article XIV, South Dakota Constitution

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Article XIV of the South Dakota Constitution is entitled State Institutions and consists of five sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Charitable and Penal Institutions

The charitable and penal institutions of the state of South Dakota shall consist of a penitentiary, a hospital for the mentally ill, a school for the developmentally disabled, and a reform school for juveniles.

History: Amendment proposed by SL 1943, ch 264, approved Nov., 1944; amendment proposed by SL 1988, ch 1, approved November 8, 1988.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Government of Charitable and Penal Institutions

The state institutions provided for in the preceding section shall be governed under such rules and restrictions as the Legislature shall provide.

History: Amendment proposed by SL 1913, ch 133, rejected Nov., 1914; amendment proposed by SL 1988, ch 1, approved November 8, 1988.

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Board to Govern State Educational Institutions

The state university, the agriculture college, the school of mines and technology, the normal schools, a school for the deaf, a school for the blind, and all other educational institutions that may be sustained either wholly or in part by the state shall be under the control of a board of five members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the senate under such rules and restrictions as the Legislature shall provide. The Legislature may increase the number of members to nine.

History: Amendment proposed by SL 1895, ch 36, approved Nov., 1896; amendment proposed by SL 1913, ch 133, rejected Nov., 1914; amendment proposed by SL 1943, ch 264, approved Nov., 1944.

Section 4

Text of Section 3:

Repealed by SL 1895, ch 36

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Mining and Metallurgy to Be Taught

The Legislature shall provide that the science of mining and metallurgy be taught in at least one institution of learning under the patronage of the state

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