Teen court program established and funded.
The teen court grant program is hereby established in the Office of the State
Treasurer. The purpose of the grant program is to support the development, growth, quality, and
continuation of teen court programs in South Dakota through grants awarded by the South Dakota
Teen Court Association.
There is hereby established in the state treasury the teen court grant program fund
to be administered by the Office of the State Treasurer. Money shall enter the fund through
contributions, grants, transfers, settlement funds, interest received on moneys in the fund, and any
other moneys collected for the purposes of this Act. The state treasurer shall distribute the fund
balance quarterly to the South Dakota Teen Court Association for the purpose of administering and
funding the grant program.
The South Dakota Teen Court Association shall award grants to entities within the
State of South Dakota that are recognized by the National Youth Court Association. The awards
shall be to support the development, growth, quality, and continuation of teen court programs in
The association shall award grants as provided in this Act and publicize the
availability of and procedures for obtaining such grants.
The Teen Court Association shall submit an annual report to the state treasurer not
later than October first of each year. The annual report shall detail the name and location of
organizations receiving grant awards. The report shall also contain the amount and duration of such
awards, their purpose, and the administrative costs associated with such awards.
On June 26, 2007, the state treasurer shall transfer one hundred thousand dollars
) from the
energy development impact
fund created in
10-39A-8.1 to the teen court
grant program fund created in section 2 of this Act. The fund may only be used to award grants to
teen court programs established after June 30, 2007.
The state treasurer shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants
to pay expenditures authorized in this Act.