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Potential 2024 Ballot Questions

2024 General Election Ballot Measures

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Title - An Initiated Amendment that updates references to certain officeholders and persons.

Sponsor: Proposed and passed by the 2023 South Dakota Legislature - SJR 505
Date Validated: 3/7/2023
Attorney General's Statement and Recitation:


2024 Ballot Questions Approved for Circulation

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Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Establishing Top-Two Primary Elections.

Sponsor: Joe Kirby, Deanna Knudson and Alfred Samuelson
Sponsor address: 350 S Main Avenue #701, Sioux Falls SD 57104
Phone number: See the circulator handout below for phone numbers.
Email: See the circulator handouts below for emails.
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note 2/22/2023
Petition: Approved for circulation 4/11/2023
Secretary of State One Subject:
4/13/2023
Circulator Handout: PaidPaid / VolunteerVolunteer


Title - An initiated Amendment Establishing a Right to Abortion in the State Constitution.

Sponsor: Richard P. Weiland
Sponsor address: PO Box 2063, Sioux Falls SD 57101
Phone number: 605-610-8146
Email: info@dakotans4health.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Secretary of State One Subject: 4/13/2023
Petition: Approved for Circulation 9/19/22
Circulator Handout: Paid/Volunteer/ Paid / Paid


Title - An Initiated Amendment Prohibiting Taxes on Anything Sold for Human Consumption.

Sponsor: Richard P. Weiland
Sponsor address: PO Box 2063, Sioux Falls SD 57101
Phone number: 605-610-8146
Email: rick@rickweiland.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft 10/24/22AG Statement - Draft 2/7/23
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final AG Statement - Final 2/27/2023
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments (8/12/22)LRC Comments (12/5/22)
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note 10/19/22 Fiscal Note 1/5/2023
Secretary of State One Subject: 4/26/23
Petition:
Approved for Circulation 4/25/23
Circulator Handout: Volunteer/ Paid


Title - An Initiated Measure Prohibiting Taxes on Anything Sold for Human Consumption.

Sponsor: Richard P. Weiland
Sponsor address: PO Box 2063, Sioux Falls SD 57101
Phone number: 605-610-8146
Email: rick@rickweiland.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft 10/24/22AG Statement - Draft 2/7/2023
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final AG Statement - Final 2/27/2023
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments (8/22/22)LRC Comments (12/5/22)
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note 10/19/22 Fiscal Note 1/5/23
Petition: Approved for Circulation 4/25/23
Circulator Handout: Volunteer/Paid


Title - An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Revising Legislative Term Limits.

Sponsor: Brent "B.R" Hoffman
Sponsor address: PO Box 335, Sioux Falls, SD 57033
Phone number: 605-215-7014
Email: BR.Hoffman@icloud.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Secretary of State One Subject: 7/17/23
Petition: Approved for Circulation 7/14/23
Circulator Handout: Volunteer / Paid


Title - An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Prohibiting the Legislature from Amending or Repealing Ballot Measures for Seven Years.

Sponsor: Brian Bengs, Colin Duprel and Charles Parkinson
Sponsor address: 1314 S. 8th Street, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Phone number: See the circulator handout below for phone numbers.
Email: See the circulator handout below for phone emails.
Draft Attorney General's Statement: Withdrawal/New Language Submission AG Statement - Draft 6/28/23
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final 7/11/2023
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note 8/8/2023
Petition: Approved for Circulation
Circulator Handout: Handout


Title - An Initiated Measure Repealing South Dakota's Medical Marijuana Program.

Sponsor: Travis Ismay
Sponsor address: 19073 Gammon Road, Newell, SD 57760
Phone number: 605-490-6010
Email: tdismay@icloud.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments 05/11/23 LRC Comments 05/31/23
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note 8/17/2023
Petition: Approved for Circulation
Circulator Handout: Volunteer / Paid


Title - An Initiated Measure Legalizing the Possession, Use, and Distribution of Marijuana.

Sponsor: Matthew Schweich and Quincy Hanzen
Sponsor address: 1723 S. Aberdeen Cir., Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone number: See the circulator handout below for phone numbers.
Email: See the circulator handout below for phone emails.
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note 8/10/2023
Petition: Approved for Circulation
Circulator Handout: Volunteer / Paid/ Paid


2024 Ballot Questions that will not be on the 2024 General Election Ballot

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Title - An Initiated Measure legalizing the adult-use of cannabis with certain limitations.

Sponsor: Emmet Reistroffer
Sponsor address: 2916 Dundee Street, Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone number:
Email: emmett.restroffer@gmail.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:

Title - An Initiated Amendment preventing federally banned substances.

Sponsor: Travis Ismay
Sponsor address: 19073 Gammon Road, Newell, SD 57760
Phone number:
Email: tdismay@icloud.com
Draft Attorney General's Statement:
Final Attorney General's Statement:
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:


Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Removing the Limitation That a Proposed Constitutional Amendment Embrace Only One Subject.

Sponsor: Quincy Hanzen
Sponsor address: 4510 W. 35th Street N, #204, Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Phone number:
Email:
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments 4/17/23
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:


Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Removing the Limitation That a Proposed Constitutional Amendment Embrace Only One Subject.

Sponsor: Quincy Hanzen
Sponsor address: 4510 W. 35th Street N, #204, Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Phone number:
Email:
Draft Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Draft
Final Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement - Final
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments 12/19/22
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:


Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding Elections.

Sponsor: Arthur Taylor
Sponsor address:
Phone number:
Email: familiesforamerica@gmail.com
Attorney General's Statement:
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:


Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution to reserve certain parental rights.

Sponsor: Arthur Taylor
Sponsor address:
Phone number:
Email: familiesforamerica@gmail.com
Attorney General's Statement:
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:


Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding vaccine or medication mandates.

Sponsor: Arthur Taylor
Sponsor address:
Phone number:
Email: familiesforamerica@gmail.com
Attorney General's Statement:
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:


Title - An Initiated Constitutional Amendment Proposing to Amend S.D. Const. Art. XI, §2, to Provide Limits on Annual Property Valuation Increases and Property Taxes Due.

Sponsor: Julie Frye-Mueller
Sponsor address:
Phone number:
Email:
Draft Attorney General's Statement:
Final Attorney General's Statement:
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition:
Circulator Handout:

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