21.751.10 96th Legislative Session 10

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1279

Introduced by: The Committee on Appropriations

An Act to make an appropriation for the development of a K-12 civics and history curriculum 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 $900,000 to the Department of Education, for purposes of developing a K-12 civics and history curriculum to include investing in educational materials for history and government, training for schools and educators, teacher professional development, and South Dakota instructional materials.

Section 2. The secretary of the Department of Education shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 3. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated by June 30, 2025, shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

Section 4. 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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