Chapter 246

(House Bill 1264)

An Act to make appropriations from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes 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 South Dakota water and environment fund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60, the sum of $10,000,000 to the Board of Water and Natural Resources, for purposes of providing grants and loans to project sponsors under the consolidated water facilities construction program established pursuant to § 46A-1-63.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

Section 2. There is hereby appropriated from the South Dakota water and environment fund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60, the sum of $2,500,000 to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for purposes of providing grants and loans to project sponsors under the solid waste management program established pursuant to § 46A-1-83. Funds shall be provided according to the terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources may use up to $250,000 of the funds appropriated by this section, to contract for the statewide cleanup of waste tires and solid waste. Notwithstanding § 46A-1-61, the department may fund up to one hundred percent of the nonfederal share of statewide waste tires and solid waste cleanup projects.

Section 3. There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the South Dakota state water pollution control revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of $1,250,000 to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for purposes of providing water quality grants under the state water pollution control revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

Section 4. There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the state water pollution control revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of $200,000 to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for purposes of contracting for the preparation of applications and administration of clean water state revolving fund loans under the state water pollution control revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

Section 5. There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the state drinking water revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of $50,000 to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for purposes of providing small system technical assistance grants and contracting for the preparation of applications and administration of drinking water state revolving fund loans under the state drinking water revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

Section 6. There is hereby appropriated from federal funds deposited in the state drinking water revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of $75,000 to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for purposes of providing small system technical assistance set-aside grants to project sponsors under the state drinking water revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

Section 7. The secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

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

Section 9. 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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