AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the administration of the county legal expense relief program.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 7-16B-19 be amended to read as follows:
    7-16B-19. Prior to January thirty-first, the board shall calculate the actual disbursements from the county legal expense relief fund in the previous calendar year and shall compute each participating county's share utilizing the formula established in § 7-16B-20. The board shall certify each participating county's share of the total assessment to the county auditor before the last day of January, April, July, and October. Each participating county shall remit its share of the county legal expense relief fund to the board within thirty days of certification.
    Section 2. That chapter 7-16B be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
    If it appears to the board that the county legal expense relief fund reserve is likely to be completely depleted, the board may determine a supplemental assessment is required and shall compute each participating county's share utilizing the formula established in § 7-16B-20. The board shall certify each participating county's share of the supplemental assessment to the county auditor. Each participating county shall remit its share of the supplemental assessment to the board within thirty days of certification.
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the administration of the county legal expense relief program.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1173

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1173
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State