22.443.11 97th Legislative Session 751

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 50

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to make an appropriation for water, wastewater and storm water projects throughout state government, 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 $60,000,000 in federal fund expenditure authority for the expenditure of state fiscal recovery fund American Rescue Plan Act moneys to the Bureau of Administration for the purpose of providing funding for eligible state agency water, wastewater, and storm water projects.

Section 2. The commissioner of the Bureau of Administration, the secretary of corrections, the adjutant general, the secretary of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, the executive director of the Board of Regents, the secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the secretary of the Department of Social Services, the secretary of the Department of Human Services, the secretary of the Department of Transportation, the secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and the secretary of the Department of Education shall approve vouchers for eligible projects administered by the officials' respective department, and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 3. The agencies listed in section 2 of this Act may adjust such cost estimates to reflect inflation as measured by the Building Cost Index, reported by the Engineering News Record, and additional expenditures required to comply with regulations adopted after the effective date of this Act, or additional sums received pursuant to section 1 of this Act. However, any adjustments to construction cost estimates for the project may not exceed one hundred and twenty-five percent of the estimated project construction cost stated in section 1 of 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 for water, wastewater and storm water projects throughout state government, and to declare an emergency.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 50

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 50

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