Chapter 105

(Senate Bill 147)

An Act to authorize the construction and operation of a nursing facility in Lyman County and to declare an emergency.

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

Section 1. That chapter 34-12 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 34-12-35.4 and 34-12-39.2, a new nursing facility may be constructed and operated on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation in Lyman County, South Dakota. The nursing facility must meet the specifications of this chapter for a licensed nursing facility to participate in the Medicaid program. The number of beds in the nursing facility may not exceed fifty.

Section 2. 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 18, 2022

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