2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 26

(HB 1039)

Board of Finance, rule-making authority clarified.


        ENTITLED, An Act to authorize certain rule making authority for the State Board of Finance.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That § 3-9-1 be amended to read:

    3-9-1. The State Board of Finance, on On or before the first of July each year, shall prescribe the State Board of Finance may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to fix a rate per mile which shall be paid to those operating privately owned automobiles and vehicles on state business. Any person using a privately owned automobile or motorcycle shall be reimbursed at the same rate per mile. However, if no state vehicle is equipped for the transportation of a person with special needs, a different rate per mile may be established. The rate may be changed during a fiscal year with the prior approval of the Legislative Interim Appropriations Committee. The state auditor shall issue warrants covering vehicle expenses at the rate specified by the State Board of Finance upon the sworn statement of the party using the vehicle.

    Section 2. That chapter 3-9 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    The State Board of Finance may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to establish amounts that may be allowed for lodging, meals, and per diem pursuant to the provisions of §§ 3-9-2, 3-9-2.1, and 3-9-2.2.

     Signed February 9, 2017
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