22.446.14 97th Legislative Session 286

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 51

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to make an appropriation to support firefighter training equipment and recruitment efforts in the state, 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 $2,000,000 to the Department of Public Safety, for the purposes of providing firefighter training equipment and recruitment efforts statewide.

Section 2. The appropriation provided in section 1 shall be used to:

(1) Purchase two mobile burn trailers and equipment for use by fire departments statewide;

(2) Assist with the construction of a fire tower and burn room for use by fire departments statewide; and

(3) Launch a statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment campaign.

Section 3. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety 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 or obligated 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.

An Act to make an appropriation to support firefighter training equipment and recruitment efforts in the state, and to declare an emergency.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 51

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 51

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2022 at ____________M.

By

for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2022

Governor

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,

ss.

Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2022

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State

By

Asst. Secretary of State