Pierre, SD — House Speaker Mark Mickelson says he’s pleased with the constitutional fix in place to make Marsy’s Law more workable for everyone. He says everyone who had an interest in this issue, from victim’s rights groups to law enforcement, states attorneys, and counties that have been footing the bill and the Marsy’s Bill National campaign have all made an agreement to fix the issues. The problems that arose from the law were unintended and the fix will clarify how this law is suppose to apply.
He says it should make it easier for the media to access more information.
dl157The emergency clause was tacked on so they can take the vote to the June primary. If approved it would take effect right away. He’s confident it will strengthen victims’ rights.