Chapter 223

(Senate Bill 174)

An Act to make an appropriation to provide a grant for the construction of a facility to provide certain health facilities and services 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 $8,000,000 to the Department of Social Services, for the purpose of providing a grant to assist in the construction of a facility that will provide all of the following: specialty rehabilitation pediatric hospital, specialty school for children under twenty-one, intermediate health care facility for children under twenty-one, and outpatient rehabilitation pediatric services.

Section 2. The secretary of the Department of Social Services 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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