(House Bill 1137)
An Act to make an appropriation for high performance computing and data storage systems at South Dakota State University 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 $1,935,993 to the Board of Regents, for the purpose of purchasing high performance computing cluster and high velocity data storage for South Dakota State University, which will provide access to data processing:
(1) For vital applications, including engineering, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, and precision agriculture technology; and
(2) For the general use of students and faculty members.
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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