Chapter 224

(Senate Bill 196)

An Act to make an appropriation to provide grants for certain residential alternative care programs 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 Social Services, for the purpose of providing grants to support alcohol and drug abuse recovery programs and services for women delivered through alternative care programs.

Section 2. Before the awarding of grants provided by section 1 of this Act, grantees shall demonstrate the capacity to serve a new or underserved area with qualifying services.

Section 3. The Secretary of Social Services shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 4. 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 5. 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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