CHAPTER 115

(SB 2)

Appropriation to add judgeship.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  appropriate money for the creation of a circuit court judgeship in the second judicial circuit.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  There is hereby appropriated from the state general fund the sum of one hundred ninety-one thousand two dollars ( $191,002 ), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Unified Judicial System for the creation of a circuit court judgeship in the second judicial circuit. The sum of one hundred seventy-five thousand four hundred seventy-three dollars ($ 175,473 ) appropriated by this section may be used for personal services and benefits. The sum of fifteen thousand five hundred twenty-nine dollars ($15,529) appropriated by this section may be used for operational expenses.

     Section  2.  There is hereby approved 2.0 FTE for a circuit court judge position and support staff in the second judicial circuit.


     Section  3.  The state court administrator 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, 2007, shall revert in accordance with §   4-8-21.

     Signed February 16, 2006
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