ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of an
addition, remodeling, and renovation of Medary Commons on the campus of South Dakota State
University and to make an appropriation therefor.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. The Board of Regents is hereby authorized to contract for the construction of an
addition, comprising approximately four thousand square feet, and for attendant remodeling and
renovation of Medary Commons, together with furnishings and equipment, including heating, air
conditioning, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities, sidewalks, parking, landscaping,
architectural and engineering services, asbestos abatement, and such other services or actions as may
be required to accomplish the projects, all at an estimated cost of three million dollars.
Section 2. There is hereby appropriated for the purposes authorized in this Act the sum of two
million two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($2,250,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary,
in other fund expenditure authority from South Dakota State University's existing maintenance and
repair allocation within the higher education facilities fund for the construction of an addition,
remodeling, and renovation of Medary Commons, and the sum of seven hundred fifty thousand
dollars ($750,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, in other fund expenditure authority from
funds derived from student fees for the purpose of furnishing the facility, for a total of three million
Section 3. The cost estimates contained in this Act have been stated in terms of 2012 values. The
Board of Regents may adjust such cost estimates to reflect inflation as measured by the Building
Cost Index, reported by the Engineering News Record, additional expenditures required to comply
with regulations adopted after the effective date of this Act, or donations or federal funds received
pursuant to section 4 of this Act. However, any adjustments to construction cost estimates for the
project may not exceed one hundred twenty-five percent of the estimated project construction cost
state in section 1 of this Act.
Section 4. The Board of Regents may accept, transfer, and expend any funds obtained for the
projects authorized in this Act from federal sources or donations, unrestricted other fund transfers,
or any other source, all of which comprise a special fund for the benefitted project; and all moneys
deposited into that fund are hereby appropriated to the projects authorized by this Act in addition to
the amounts otherwise authorized by this Act. However, the aggregate increases to the estimated
project funds from such sources may not exceed one hundred twenty-five percent of the estimated
project construction cost stated in section 1 of this Act.
Section 5. The administration of the design and construction of the projects authorized in this
Act shall be under the general charge and supervision of the Bureau of Administration as provided
in chapter 5-14. The executive director of the Board of Regents shall approve vouchers and the state
auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
An Act to authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of an addition, remodeling,
and renovation of Medary Commons on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make
an appropriation therefor.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1015
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1015
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State