Chapter 194

(Senate Bill 33)

An Act to authorize the Department of Corrections to make healthcare improvements at the South Dakota Women's Prison, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated the sum of $5,750,000 in federal fund expenditure authority to the Department of Corrections for the purpose of design, renovation, construction, furnishing, and equipping the expansion of the healthcare services areas in the South Dakota Women's Prison, including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities, architectural and engineering services, and other services and improvements as may be required.

Section 2. The Department of Corrections may adjust such cost estimates to reflect inflation as measured by the Building Cost Index, reported by the Engineering News Record, and additional expenditures required to comply with regulations adopted after the effective date of this Act. However, any adjustments to construction cost estimates for the project may not exceed one hundred and twenty-five percent of the estimated project construction cost stated in section 1 of this Act.

Section 3. The Bureau of Administration, pursuant to chapter 5-14, shall supervise the design, renovation, and construction of facilities approved by this Act.

Section 4. The commissioner of the Bureau of Administration and the secretary of the Department of Corrections shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 5. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

Section 6. 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 15, 2022

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