Chapter 217

(Senate Bill 33)

An Act to make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS Pierre and to declare an emergency.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of $100,000 to the Department of the Military, for purposes of supporting activities related to the commissioning of the USS Pierre, educating the people of South Dakota about the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS38), and sponsoring visits of the crew to South Dakota.

Section 2. The secretary of the Department of the Military shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 3. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

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 21, 2021

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