Chapter 13

(House Bill 1063)

An Act to revise the approval process for state employee household moving allowances.

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

Section 1. That § 3-9-9 be AMENDED:

3-9-9. The provisions of any other statutes notwithstanding, all All full‑time officers and employees, except elected constitutional officers of the State of South Dakota, may receive a household moving allowance as provided by this section.

If a full‑time officer or employee has been continuously employed by the state for a period of not less than six months and is ordered by the department, institution, board, commission, or other state agency to move from a headquarter duty station in South Dakota to another headquarter duty station in South Dakota, and if such transfer is made at the request and for the benefit of the State of South Dakota, the officer or employee shall be reimbursed for household moving expenses incurred, as approved by the Board of Finance state auditor.

Section 2. That § 3-9-11 be AMENDED:

3-9-11. The State Board of Finance shall promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 necessary to implement the provisions of §§ 3-9-9, 3-9-10, and 3-9-12. The State Board of Finance shall require that a request for a moving allowance, including reimbursement of travel expenses, be submitted to the board state auditor for approval or disapproval before a moving allowance is authorized. The board shall designate what classification of officers and employees may or may not be authorized for the moving allowance.

Signed February 9, 2022

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