ATTORNEY GENERAL RELEASES EXPLANATION FOR PROPOSED AMENDMENT
TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTION ON ABORTIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 25, 2022
CONTACT: Stewart Huntington, 605-773-6196
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo has released the following Attorney General’s explanation for the November 2024 general election.
The amendment is entitled: A Constitutional Amendment Concerning the Regulation of Abortion.
The Attorney General’s explanation was drafted after a thorough review of the comments received during the amendment’s 10-day comment period.
State law requires the Attorney General to draft a title and explanation for each initiated measure, initiated constitutional amendment, constitutional amendment proposed by the Legislature, or referred measure that may appear on an election ballot. See SDCL 12-13-9 & 12-13-25.1.
For more information regarding ballot measures, please visit the Secretary of State’s website.