2019 Senate Bill 173 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation to fund certain health care innovation grants, to require certain reports, expedite the nursing home rate methodology review, 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 five million dollars ($5,000,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Human Services to be used for nursing home innovation grants and to expedite the scheduled review of the nursing home rate methodology, including the hiring of an outside consultant.
    Section 2. The secretary of the Department of Human Services shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized in section 1 of this Act.
    Section 3. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Social Services to be used for primary and prenatal care innovation grants.
    Section 4. The secretary of the Department of Social Services shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized in section 3 of this Act.
    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 Department of Human Services and the Department of Social Services shall report to the Joint Committee on Appropriations in January 2020 and to the Interim Committee on Appropriations and the Government Operations and Audit Committee in the summer of 2020 on the grants awarded pursuant to 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.


An Act to make an appropriation to fund certain health care innovation grants, to require certain reports, expedite the nursing home rate methodology review, and to declare an emergency.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 173

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 173
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State
 


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