22.826.11 97th Legislative Session 64

2022 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1234

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS ENGROSSED

This bill has been extensively amended (hoghoused) and may no longer be

consistent with the original intention of the sponsor.

Introduced by: Representative Karr

An Act to make an appropriation to provide contingency funds for unanticipated costs related to the coronavirus pandemic 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 $1,915,257,865 in federal fund expenditure authority for the expenditure of Public Law 117-2, American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 moneys; Public Law 116-260, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 moneys; and Public Law 116-136, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act moneys to the Bureau of Finance and Management, for purposes of providing contingency funds to be made available in accordance with the provisions in §§ 4-8A-9, 4-8A-10, and 4-8A-11. The contingency funds shall be used for unanticipated costs related to the coronavirus pandemic for which the state was provided funding through Public Law 117-2, American Rescue Plan Act of 2021; Public Law 116-260, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021; and Public Law 116-136, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. The contingency funds appropriated in this section are allocated to contingency sub funds as follows:

(1) ARPA state fiscal recovery fund consisting of the sum of $974,478,793 for the purpose of responding to the coronavirus pandemic and its economic effects and to replace revenue lost due to the public health emergency;

(2) ARPA capital projects fund consisting of the sum of $115,898,703, for the purpose of building infrastructure needed to provide access to critical services; and

(3) Agency coronavirus fund consisting of the sum of $824,880,369, for the purpose of facilitating the state's recovery from the economic and health effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Section 2. The commissioner of the Bureau of Finance and Management 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, 2026, 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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