(House Bill 1306)
An Act to make an appropriation to rural access infrastructure funds 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 $25,000,000 to the Department of Revenue, for the purpose of distribution, in three equal amounts in fiscal years 2023, 2024, and 2025, to county rural access infrastructure funds pursuant to § 31-34-2.
Section 2. The secretary of the Department of Revenue 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 22, 2022
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