Chapter 241

(House Bill 1092)

An Act to make an appropriation for the precision agriculture cybersecurity CyberAg partnership initiative 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 $1,250,000, to the Board of Regents, for purposes of creating the precision agriculture cybersecurity CyberAg partnership initiative between South Dakota State University and Dakota State University, developing undergraduate and graduate curricula, engaging in research, and providing associated outreach programming and communication to address agricultural security threats.

Section 2. The executive director of the Board of Regents 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 10, 2022

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