(Senate Bill 155)
An Act to make an appropriation for programs that assist victims of domestic violence, abuse, and neglect 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 $5,000,000 to the Department of Public Safety, for purposes of providing grants through the victims' services program to organizations that provide support for victims of domestic violence, abuse, and neglect.
Section 2. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety 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 24, 2022
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