Chapter 246

(House Bill 1277)

An Act to make an appropriation to the State Conservation Commission, transfer moneys thereto, and to declare an emergency.

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

Section 1. The state treasurer shall transfer $3,000,000 from the general fund to the conservation district special revenue fund created in § 38-8-53. The amount transferred in this section is appropriated in other fund expenditure authority to the State Conservation Commission for the purposes of aiding, assisting, and cooperating with state conservation districts to further conservation programs in these districts.

Section 2. The State Conservation Commission 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 by June 30, 2026, 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 24, 2022

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