22.514.9 97th Legislative Session 874

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 62

Introduced by: The Committee on Appropriations at the request of the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources

An Act to make an appropriation for eligible water, wastewater, storm water, and nonpoint source projects and to declare an emergency.

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated the sum of $600,000,000 in federal fund expenditure authority to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing grants for eligible water, wastewater, storm water, and nonpoint source projects in accordance with the guidance provided in section 2 of this Act. Moneys shall be provided according to the terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

Section 2. The board and the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources shall comply with any federal guidance on using the American Rescue Plan Act state fiscal recovery funds and provide grants for water, wastewater, storm water, and nonpoint source projects.

Section 3. The secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 4. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended by June 30, 2027 shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

Section 5. 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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