Chapter 223

(Senate Bill 54)

An Act to make an appropriation to build a bison visitors center in Custer State Park 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 $500,000, and the sum of $4,500,000 of other fund expenditure authority, to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, for the purpose of building a bison visitors center in Custer State Park.

Section 2. The Department of Game, Fish and Parks may accept and expend, in addition to the amounts specified and the purpose stated in section 1 of this Act, any funds obtained from gifts, contributions, or other sources for the purpose.

Section 3. The secretary of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

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

Section 5. 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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