21.297.15 96th Legislative Session 400

2021 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1018


Introduced by: The Committee on Appropriations at the request of the Department of the Military

An Act to authorize the construction of a National Guard Readiness Center in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1.The Department of the Military may contract for the planning, site preparation, construction, furnishing, and equipping of the construction of a National Guard Readiness Center, together with furnishings and equipment, including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities, sidewalks, parking, landscaping, architectural and engineering services, and such other services or actions as may be required to accomplish the project, for an estimated cost of twenty million dollars, subject to permitted adjustments pursuant to section 3 of this Act.

Section 2. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of $500,000, and the sum of $15,000,000 in federal fund expenditure authority to the Department of the Military, for purposes of design and construction of a National Guard Readiness Center in Sioux Falls.

Section 3. The Department of the Military may adjust the cost estimates to reflect inflation as measured by the Building Cost Index reported by the Engineering News Record, additional expenditures required to comply with regulations adopted after the effective date of this Act, or additional sums received pursuant to section 4 of this Act. However, any adjustments to construction cost estimates for the project may not exceed one hundred twenty-five percent of the estimated project construction cost stated in section 1 of this Act.

Section 4. In addition to the amounts appropriated in section 2 of this Act, the Department of the Military may accept and expend for the purpose of this Act any funds obtained from gifts, contributions, or any other source if the acceptance and expenditure is approved in accordance with § 4-8B-10.

Section 5. The design and construction of this project shall be under the general charge and supervision of the Department of the Military. The adjutant general of the Department of the Military or the state engineer shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 6. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

Section 7. 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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