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SJR 1 - Authorization of Legal Gaming due to Gaming in Bordering States - Key Vote

South Dakota Key Votes

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. AN AMENDMENT MAY ALSO BE PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Stage Details

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (20-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorization of Legal Gaming due to Gaming in Bordering States

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters to allow the Legislature to authorize gaming for the purpose of preventing or curtailing a "serious impediment" to the economic prosperity or social well-being of the state's citizenry that is posed by legal gaming in a bordering state.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the Legislature from authorizing gaming pursuant to this resolution unless the Governor has declared in writing that a relevant threat posed by gaming in a bordering state exists (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorization of Legal Gaming due to Gaming in Bordering States

Sponsors

  • Gene G. Abdallah (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan 'Susy' Blake (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard A. Engels (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mitch Fargen (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary D. Hanson (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott N. Heidepriem (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Eldon Eugene Nygaard (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Martha Vanderlinde (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
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