CHAPTER 12

(SB 165)

South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority appropriation.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  appropriate money to the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority and declare an emergency.

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 two hundred forty-seven thousand dollars ($ 247,000 ), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Tourism and State Development to be used for the operations of the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority.

     Section  2.  The executive director of the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

     Section  3.  Any amount appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated by June 30, 2007, shall revert in accordance with §  4-8-21.

     Section  4.  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.

     Signed March 2, 2006
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