State Officials Battle Ambiguity, Vagueness In New Victims' Rights Amendment

Dec 2, 2016

Governor's Chief of Staff Tony Venhuizen
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Public officials confused by the language of the recently passed victims' rights amendment are hoping a task force will sort out the issues. Amendment S, or Marsy's Law, was added to the state's constitution last month, after voters approved it. In response, certain agencies are now closing public records. The attorney general has appointed a 25-member group of state and local officials to study the reach of the new law. SDPB's Victoria Wicks reports.

Attorney Jon Arneson
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