Enough signatures for smoking ban law to be referred to the 2010 ballot

Tue, Jul 7 2009 — Source: Hot Springs Star

South Dakota Secretary of State Chris Nelson confirmed last Thursday that sufficient signatures had been collected and submitted to refer a law banning smoking to the November 2010 ballot. Both the S.D. House and Senate passed HB 1240 by a wide margins and Governor Mike Rounds signed the bill into law on March 30. HB 1240 “prohibits smoking or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition.”

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