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Revision as of 11:13, 4 September 2008

This table lists ballot measures that may appear on the November 2008 general election ballot in South Dakota, along with their current status.[1]

In the table below, "VR" stands for Veto referendum.

"CISS" stands for Citizen-Initiated State Statute, and "LR" stands for Legislative referral.

On the Ballot for June 2008

Year Type Title Subject Description Status
2008 South Dakota Oil Refinery Initiative (2008) Business Regulation, Land Management Build an Oil Refinery in Union County On ballot, measure passed on 6/3/08

On the Ballot for November 2008

See also: Petition drive deadlines in 2008 and List of South Dakota ballot measures.

Year Type Title Subject Description Status
2008 CISS Small Investors Protection Act Business regulation Regulate some practices of financial businesses On ballot
2008 CISS Abortion Ban Initiative Abortion New restrictions on abortion On ballot with 46,000 signatures submitted
2008 CISS Open and Clean Government Act Taxpayer-funded lobbying Proposes to end taxpayer-funded lobbying On ballot, with 26,500 signatures submitted
2008 LR Increase Travel Reimbursements for Legislators Administration of government Repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators. On ballot
2008 LR Enact House Bill 1139 Business regulation Repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. On ballot
2008 LR Length of Legislative Session Administration of government Provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. On ballot
2008 LR Repeal Term Limits Term limits Eliminate term limits for legislators. On ballot

Failed to make the 2008 ballot

Year Type Title Subject Description Status
2008 CISS Tax Alcohol Alcohol Increase tax on alcohol, use money to fund programs Not on ballot
2008 CISS Home from Iraq War and peace Would end US occupation in Iraq Not on ballot
2008 CISS Lower the Drinking Age Alcohol Lower drinking age to 19 for drinks containing 3.2% alcohol or less Not on ballot
2008 CISS South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act (2008) Education Add a new section to the South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act Not on ballot
2008 CISS South Dakota Protect Private Property Referendum (2008) Eminent domain Overturn Senate Bill 174 Not on ballot

See Also

External Links


  1. South Dakota list of filed initiatives