2019 Senate Bill 33 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

400B0278   SENATE BILL   NO.  33  

Introduced by:    The Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources at the request of the Office of School and Public Lands
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to sell and acquire certain real property.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 5-9 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The commissioner of school and public lands may designate real property to sell, subject to the Constitution and this chapter, and may credit the proceeds to an account in the common school permanent fund and other educational funds specifically designated as the real property acquisition account. The commissioner shall keep the sales proceeds designated in the appropriate land class.
    Section 2. That § 5-10-18 be amended to read:
    5-10-18. The Except as otherwise provided in this section, the moneys of the common school permanent fund and other educational funds shall be invested by the State Investment Council, in accordance with the provisions of pursuant to § 4-5-27. The commissioner of school and public lands may utilize the sales proceeds credited to the real property acquisition account for the acquisition of real property located in this state, subject to the approval of the Governor.

The purchase price of any real property acquired in this manner may not exceed the appraised price, as determined by the Board of Appraisal, pursuant to § 5-9-3. The State Investment Council shall invest any moneys in the real property acquisition account that have not been utilized for the acquisition of real property. Interest and income from the account shall be allocated to the appropriate interest and income distribution accounts.
    Section 3. That chapter 5-10 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    Property acquired through use of the real property acquisition account shall remain in perpetual trust to be held, leased, managed, or sold, in accordance with the Constitution and the laws governing the common school permanent fund and other education funds.

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