FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation for certain costs related to
disasters and to pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of fourteen million
eight thousand three hundred sixty-nine dollars ($14,008,369), or so much thereof as may be
necessary, to the special emergency and disaster special revenue fund for costs related to
disasters in South Dakota.
Section 2. The secretary of public safety shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall
draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by section 1 of this Act.
Section 3. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of six million one
hundred forty-six thousand six hundred forty-six dollars ($6,146,646), or so much thereof as
may be necessary, to the state fire suppression special revenue fund for costs related to the
suppression of mountain pine beetles in South Dakota.
Section 4. The secretary of agriculture shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall
draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by section 3 of this Act.
Section 5. The sum of twenty million one hundred fifty-five thousand fifteen dollars
($20,155,015) shall be transferred from the budget reserve fund to the general fund.
Section 6. 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.