House State Affairs Committee Takes Action On Amended Impeachment Resolution

House State Affairs Committee Takes Action On Amended Impeachment Resolution

PIERRE — Any sort of impeachment proceedings against South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will have to wait until after criminal proceedings against Ravnsborg in Hyde County finish. House Resolution 7001 came before the House State Affairs Committee Wednesday morning. District 24 Representative Will Mortenson brought two articles of impeachment against Ravnsborg for his actions in connection to a September vehicle/pedestrian crash that killed 55 year-old Joe Boever of Highmore…

Representative Spencer Gosch moved an amendment to the resolution that would force the Legislature to wait until evidence in Court could be released…

Only one person testified in favor of the resolution. That was Nick Nemic of Holabird, a former state lawmaker and cousin to Joe Boever. Nemic never testified to the merits of the resolution. Instead he spent just over ten minutes reading a statement into the record…

The amended resolution passed the House State Affairs Committee on a 13 to zero vote.