21.749.11 96th Legislative Session 100

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1280

Introduced by: The Committee on Appropriations

An Act to make an appropriation for updating the educator certification system within the Department of Education 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 $1,531,755 to the Department of Education, for purposes of updating and redesigning the educator certification system within the Department of Education.

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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