LAWS OF THE

2005 SPECIAL SESSION

OF THE SOUTH DAKOTA LEGISLATURE


AUTHENTICATION

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,)
) SS
HUGHES COUNTY )

    I, Doug Decker, Code Counsel of the State of South Dakota, do hereby certify that the laws contained in this volume are, with the exception of clerical errors, true and correct copies with overstrikes and underscores added to show the effects of amendments of the proposed constitutional amendments and of the enacted Bills passed by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota at the Special Session of the Eightieth Session, which have been filed in my office.

    Signed this eighteenth day of October, 2005.

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            Doug Decker
            South Dakota Code Counsel

TABLE OF CONTENTS

    The effective date of the legislation of the Special Session of the 80th Legislative Assembly is October 17, 2005.

STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT

1.    HB 1001    Appropriation for costs related to laboratory project at the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota.



STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT

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CHAPTER 1

(HB 1001)

Appropriation for costs related to laboratory project at the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  make an appropriation for certain costs associated with a project at the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, 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 state general fund the sum of nineteen million eight hundred eighty-seven thousand six hundred thirty dollars ($19,887,630) to the Science and Technology Authority for the purpose of a project, as defined in subdivision 1-16H-3(3), at the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota.

     Section  2.  The moneys appropriated in section 1 of this Act shall be expended for the project in accordance with chapter 1-16H.

     Section  3.  The provisions of §  4-8-21 do not apply to the moneys appropriated by this Act. If the former Homestake Mine is transferred back to its previous owner, any unspent moneys from this appropriation shall revert to the state general fund.

     Section  4.  If, by June 30, 2012, the moneys appropriated by this Act which are not spent are not contractually obligated by a written agreement, or if, by June 30, 2012, the moneys are contractually obligated but the written agreement is thereafter terminated, the unspent moneys shall revert to the state general fund.

     Section  5.  The Legislature finds that the appropriation provided for by this Act is for a public use or benefit.

     Section  6.  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.

     Signed October 17, 2005
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