2-1-1.1 Petition to be circulated for initiated constitutional amendment--Time for signatures and ...
Petition to be circulated for initiated constitutional amendment--Time for signatures
The petition as it is to be circulated for an initiated constitutional amendment shall be
filed with the secretary of state prior to circulation for signatures and shall:
Contain the full text of the initiated constitutional amendment;
Contain the date of the general election at which the initiated constitutional amendment
is to be submitted;
Contain the title and explanation as prepared by the attorney general;
Be accompanied by a notarized form that includes the names and addresses of the petition
Be accompanied by a statement of organization as provided in § 12-27-6.
The petition circulator shall provide to each person who signs the petition a form containing the
title and explanation of the initiated constitutional amendment as prepared by the attorney general.
The form shall be approved by the secretary of state prior to circulation.
For any initiated constitutional amendment petition, no signatures may be obtained more than
twenty-four months preceding the general election that was designated at the time of filing of the full
text. The initiated constitutional amendment petition shall be filed with the secretary of state at least
one year before the next general election. A sworn affidavit, signed by at least two-thirds of the
petition sponsors, stating that the documents filed constitute the entire petition and to the best of the
knowledge of the sponsors contains a sufficient number of signatures shall also be filed with the
secretary of state. The form of the petition and affidavit shall be prescribed by the State Board of
Source: SL 2012, ch 18, § 2.