Fish hatchery and facility infrastructure to be
constructed and modernized.
It is in the public interest that the South Dakota Building Authority contract for the
construction, reconstruction, renovation, modernization, and the furnishing, equipping, and
maintaining of fish hatchery facilities and related infrastructure at the Blue Dog State Fish
Hatchery at Blue Dog Lake, the Cleghorn State Fish Hatchery at Rapid City, and the McNenny
Fish Hatchery at Spearfish, including buildings, fixtures, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities,
water pumping infrastructure, domestic water treatment systems, asbestos removal, electrical
upgrades, upgraded and modernized fish rearing units, water handling systems, architectural,
engineering, and bonding services, site preparation, construction of facilities and improvements
to the outside of the fish hatcheries, and landscaping the grounds of the facilities. The Building
Authority may finance this project, including the issuance of revenue bonds not to exceed ten
million dollars, in accordance with this Act and chapter 5-12.
No indebtedness, bond, or obligation incurred or created under authority of this Act
may be or may become a lien, charge, or liability against the State of South Dakota, nor against the
property or funds of the State of South Dakota within the meaning of the Constitution or statutes
of South Dakota.
The Building Authority may accept and expend in addition to the amount specified
in section 1 of this Act for the purpose stated in the section, any funds obtained from gifts,
contributions, or other sources for the purpose.
The Department of Game, Fish and Parks may make and enter in a lease agreement
with the Building Authority and make rental payments under the terms thereof, pursuant to chapter
5-12, from appropriations to be made by the Legislature for the payment of rent to support the
construction, completion, furnishing, equipping, and payment of revenue bonds issued pursuant
to section 1 of this Act. All amounts so appropriated shall be repaid by transfers from the
Department of Game, Fish and Parks fund.
Upon receipt of payment of the balance of the total cost, the Building Authority shall
convey the fish hatcheries to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks pursuant to
The design and construction of such fish hatcheries shall be under the general charge
and supervision of the Bureau of Administration as provided in
5-14-2. The Bureau of
Administration and the Department of Game, Fish and Parks shall approve vouchers and the state
auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
Notwithstanding the provisions of
13-51-2, no money from the state general fund,
student tuition fees, the educational facilities fund, nor any money appropriated for statewide
maintenance and repair, may be used to finance the maintenance and repair of the facilities
specified in this Act.