2017 Senate Bill 172 - House

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State of South Dakota  
NINETY-SECOND SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2017  

400Y0583   HOUSE ENGROSSED    NO.  SB 172 -  3/6/2017  

Introduced by:    The Committee on Appropriations at the request of the Office of the Governor
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction of and improvements to the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and infrastructure at South Dakota State University, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    It is in the public interest that the South Dakota Building Authority contract for the construction, completion, reconstruction, renovation, demolition, modernization, furnishing and equipping of facilities and related infrastructure at the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University, including buildings, fixtures, plumbing, water, sewer, electric upgrades, domestic water treatment systems, site preparation, construction of facilities, improvements to the outside of the facilities, landscaping the grounds of the facilities, architectural, engineering, and bonding services. The building authority may finance this project, including the issuance of revenue bonds not to exceed fifty million one hundred thousand dollars, in accordance with this Act and chapter 5-12.
    Section 2. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    No indebtedness, bond, or obligation incurred or created authorized pursuant to sections 1 to 5, inclusive, of this Act may be or may become a lien, charge, or liability against the state, nor against the property or funds of the state within the meaning of the Constitution or laws of South Dakota.
    Section 3. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The South Dakota Building Authority may accept any funds obtained from gifts, contributions, or other sources for the purposes stated in section 1 of this Act.
    Section 4. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The Animal Industry Board may make and enter into a lease agreement with the South Dakota Building Authority and make rental payments under the terms of the lease agreement, pursuant to chapter 5-12, from appropriations to be made by the Legislature for the payment of rent to support the construction, completion, reconstruction, renovation, demolition, furnishing, and equipping of the project authorized in section 1 of this Act, and payment of revenue bonds issued pursuant to this Act. The state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory bond redemption and operations fund, established by section 6 of this Act, shall be used to pay lease rental amounts to the building authority, as applicable.
    Section 5. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    Upon receipt of payment of the balance of rental payments made under the terms of any lease entered into pursuant to section 4 of this Act, the South Dakota Building Authority shall convey the leased property improvements at the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory to South Dakota State University pursuant to § 5-12-15.
    Section 6. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    There is hereby created the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory bond

redemption and operations fund. Interest earned on money in the fund shall be deposited in the fund. The fund shall be administered by the Animal Industry Board.
    Section 7. There is hereby transferred from the Board of Regents budgeted other funds six million dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory bond redemption and operations fund established by section 6 of this Act for the construction, reconstruction, renovation, demolition, and modernization of facilities and related infrastructure at the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab on the campus of South Dakota State University.
    Section 8. There is hereby transferred from the livestock disease emergency fund the sum of two million three hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory bond redemption and operations fund established by section 6 of this Act for the construction, reconstruction, renovation, demolition, and modernization of facilities and related infrastructure at the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University.
    Section 9. There is hereby transferred from the feed and remedy fund the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory bond redemption and operations fund established by section 6 of this Act for the construction, reconstruction, renovation, demolition, and modernization of facilities and related infrastructure at the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University.
    Section 10. There is hereby appropriated the sum of eight million six hundred thousand dollars ($8,600,000) in other fund expenditure authority, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Animal Industry Board for expenditure of funds from the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory bond redemption and operations fund for the construction,

reconstruction, renovation, demolition, and modernization of facilities and related infrastructure at the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University.
    Section 11. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    The design and construction of improvements shall be under the general charge and supervision of the Bureau of Administration as provided in § 5-14-2.
    Section 12. The executive director of the Animal Industry Board shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
    Section 13. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
    Section 14. 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.