21.721.18 96th Legislative Session 325
Introduced by: Representative Reed
An Act to make an appropriation for the redesign and renovation of the Berg Agricultural Hall on the campus of South Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. The Board of Regents were authorized to contract for the redesign and renovation of Berg Agricultural Hall on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings in Chapter 123 of the 2018 Session Laws, together with furnishings and equipment, including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities, sidewalks, parking, landscaping, architectural and engineering services, and other services or actions as may be required to accomplish the project.
Section 2. There is hereby appropriated to the Board of Regents for the purposes authorized in Chapter 123 of the 2018 Session Laws, the sum of $2,000,000 in general funds.
Section 3. The cost estimates contained in Chapter 123 of the 2018 Session Laws were stated in terms of 2017 values. The Board of Regents may adjust such cost estimates to reflect inflation as measured by the Building Cost Index, reported by the Engineering News Record, and additional expenditures required to comply with regulations adopted after the effective date of this Act. However, any adjustments to construction cost estimates for the project may not exceed one hundred twenty-five percent of the estimated project construction cost stated in section 1 of Chapter 123 of the 2018 Session Laws.
Section 4. The Board of Regents may accept, transfer, and expend any funds obtained for the project authorized in Chapter 123 of the 2018 Session Laws from federal sources, donations, or any other external sources, all of which comprise a special fund for the benefitted project.
Section 5. The administration of the design and construction of the project authorized in Chapter 123 of the 2018 Session Laws shall be under the general charge and supervision of the Bureau of Administration as provided in chapter 5-14.
Section 6. The executive director of the Board of Regents shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
Section 7. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
Section 8. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
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