CHAPTER 109

(HB 1024)

Lee Medicine and Science Hall appropriation for increased costs.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to cover certain cost increases affecting construction of the Lee Medicine and Science Hall renovation or replacement project at the University of South Dakota and to declare an emergency.

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

     Section  1.  There is hereby appropriated one million eight hundred thousand dollars ($1,800,000) from the general fund to the Board of Regents to supplement the thirty-two million dollars provided in subdivision (8) of section 3 of chapter 95 of the 2001 Session Laws for the renovation or replacement of the Lee Medicine and Science Hall at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

     Section  2.  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.

     Section  3.  Notwithstanding any other provision of state law, no money appropriated from the state general fund, nor appropriated for statewide maintenance and repair, may be used to finance the maintenance and repair of the facility authorized in this Act.



     Signed March 7, 2005
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