2015 Senate Bill 27 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the replacement of the plant science research support facility on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. The Board of Regents may contract for the construction of the plant science research support facility, with furnishing and equipment including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities, sidewalks, parking, landscaping, architectural and engineering services, asbestos abatement, and such other services or actions as may be required to accomplish the project, all at a cost not to exceed four million five hundred thousand dollars, subject to permitted adjustments pursuant to section 3 of this Act.
    Section 2. There is hereby appropriated the sum of four million dollars ($4,000,000), in other fund expenditure authority, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Regents for the purposes authorized in this Act, payable from facilities and administration overhead, Foundation Seed Stock Division, and from service centers within the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. The remaining five hundred thousand dollars of project costs, plus any permitted adjustment pursuant to section 3 of this Act, shall be from funds received pursuant to section 4 of this Act.
    Section 3. The cost estimates contained in this Act have been stated in terms of 2014 values. The Board of Regents may adjust such cost estimates to reflect inflation, as measured by the Building Cost Index reported by the Engineering News-Record, or for additional expenditures required to comply with regulations adopted after the effective date of this Act. However, no adjustment to any cost estimate may exceed one hundred twenty-five percent of the authorized expenditure authority stated in section 2 of this Act.
    Section 4. The Board of Regents may accept, transfer, and expend any funds obtained for the project authorized in this Act from federal sources or donations, all of which comprise a special fund for the benefitted project. All moneys deposited into that fund are hereby appropriated to the Board of Regents for the project authorized by this Act, subject to the limitations stated in sections 1 and 3 of this Act.
    Section 5. The administration of the design and construction 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. The executive director of the Board of Regents shall approve vouchers, and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
    Section 6. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
An Act to authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the replacement of the plant science research support facility on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 27

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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. 27
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