2018 Senate Bill 174 - Senate

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018  

952Z0730   SENATE ENGROSSED    NO.  SB 174 -  2/23/2018  
This bill has been extensively amended (hoghoused) and may no longer be consistent with the original intention of the sponsor.
Introduced by:    Senators Cronin, Haverly, and Peters and Representatives Lust and Lake
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide certain assistance to veterans and to revise the distribution of revenue from the alcohol beverage fund.
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:
    A South Dakota Veteran's Cemetery shall be provided for through the normal budget process.
    Section 2. That § 35-5-22 be amended to read:
    35-5-22. Twenty-five Twenty-three and one-third percent of all of the revenues deposited in the alcoholic beverage fund shall revert to the municipalities. Each municipality's share of the fund shall be determined by the ratio of the population of each municipality to the total population of all the municipalities sharing in the receipts. The Department of Revenue shall make the reversion by remitting not later than November first, February first, May first, and August first, of each year to the finance officer of each municipality its share of the fund. The amount received by each municipality shall be deposited in the municipality's general fund.
    Section 3. That § 35-5-22.2 be amended to read:
    35-5-22.2. Twenty-five Twenty-three and one-third percent of all of the revenues deposited in the alcoholic beverage fund shall revert to the counties. Twenty-five percent of such alcoholic beverage fund so distributed to counties shall be divided equally by all counties. The remaining seventy-five percent shall be allocated to counties by the ratio of the population of each county to the total population of all the counties sharing in the receipts. The Department of Revenue shall make the reversion by remitting not later than November first, February first, May first, and August first, of each year to the county auditor of each county its share of the fund. The amount received by each county shall be deposited in the county's general fund to be dedicated to expenses related to county law enforcement, jails, state's attorneys, public defenders, and court-appointed attorneys.

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