ENTITLED, An Act to establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. There is hereby established in the Department of Education a classroom innovation
grant program. The purpose of the grant program is to provide funding for classroom innovation to
allow classroom teachers to utilize technology in creative and innovative ways to enhance the
learning and achievement of their students. Applications for the innovation grants may be submitted
by individual teachers, school districts, or education service agencies established pursuant to § 13-3-76.
Section 2. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of five hundred thousand
dollars ($500,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Education for
distribution through the classroom innovation grant program established in this Act.
Section 3. The secretary of education 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 by June 30,
2015, shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
An Act to establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1164
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1164
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