(Senate Bill 53)
An Act to authorize the Department of Corrections to purchase certain real property and contract for design of a community work center for offenders committed to the Department of Corrections, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. The Department of Corrections may purchase, on behalf of the State of South Dakota, a site comprising about twenty acres of real property that is described as:
Lot K North Valley Subdivision (formerly remainder of Lot A of North Valley Park Subdivision) located in Section 32, T2N, R8E, B.H.M., Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.
Section 2. The Department of Corrections is hereby authorized to contract for the planning and site preparation of a community work center for offenders committed to the Department of Corrections, including architectural services, engineering services, and other services as may be required to accomplish the project.
Section 3. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of $3,832,687 to the Department of Corrections for the purposes authorized in Sections 1 and 2 of this Act.
Section 4. The administration of the design of the project authorized in this Act shall be under the general charge and supervision of the Bureau of Administration as provided in chapter 5-14.
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. 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 7. 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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