22.497.11 97th Legislative Session 649

2022 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 55

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to appropriate funds for the expansion of broadband infrastructure 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 $50,000,000 in federal fund expenditure authority to the Governor's Office of Economic Development to be used for grants for the continued expansion of broadband in the state of South Dakota.

Section 2. The commissioner of the Governor's Office of Economic Development 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 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.

An Act to appropriate funds for the expansion of broadband infrastructure and to declare an emergency.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 55

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 55

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