21.358.13 96th Legislative Session 554

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 93


Introduced by: Senator Castleberry

An Act to make an appropriation to rehabilitate the rail line from west of the city of Fort Pierre to the city of Rapid City 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 $20,000,000 to the railroad trust fund, for the purpose of payment of eligible expenses associated with the rehabilitation of the rail line from west of the city of Fort Pierre to the city of Rapid City. This appropriation is contingent upon the receipts of federal grant money for that rehabilitation.

Section 2. The secretary of the Department of Transportation 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, 2029, 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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