21.294.16 96th Legislative Session 400

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 180


Introduced by: Senator Zikmund

An Act to revise certain provisions regarding revenues generated by and donations to the South Dakota State Veterans Cemetery, and to declare an emergency.

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

Section 1. That § 33A-5-11 be AMENDED.

33A-5-11. State veterans cemetery operating fund--Fee for burial--Promulgation of rules.

There is hereby created in the state treasury the South Dakota State Veterans Cemetery operating fund, into which shall be deposited disbursements from the endowment fund created in § 33A-5-12, donations to the cemetery, and revenues generated by the South Dakota State Veterans Cemetery. The Department of Veterans Affairs may promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 to establish a fee for burial of an eligible spouse or dependent at the South Dakota State Veterans Cemetery. The fee may not exceed the United States Department of Veterans Affairs maximum plot allowance for a non-service connected death of a veteran.

Section 2. 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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