A nursing home facility in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, authorized.
ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the operation of a nursing home facility in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That chapter 34-12 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 34-12-39.2 and 34-12-35.4, a new nursing home may be operated and maintained on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation located in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. The nursing facility shall meet the specifications of this chapter for a licensed nursing facility in order to participate in the Medicaid program. The number of nursing facility beds in the new facility may not exceed fifty.
Section 2. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, 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 February 9, 2017