2016 House Bill 1015 - Introduced

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FIRST SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2016  

400X0291   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1015  

Introduced by:    The Committee on Appropriations at the request of the Department of Human Services
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the Department of Human Services to dismantle and demolish buildings and to restore the demolition site to its natural state on the South Dakota Developmental Center campus, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. The Department of Human Services may dismantle and demolish buildings, collapse and fill tunnels, dispose of debris, repair campus infrastructure, and reclaim grounds on the South Dakota Developmental Center campus in Redfield, South Dakota, if the secretary of the department determines the action is in the best interest of the State of South Dakota because of extensive maintenance and repair costs.
    Section 2. None of the actions in section 1 of this Act may occur unless the Bureau of Administration evaluates the buildings and structures and subsequently determines that it is not economically feasible to repair, remodel, or redesign the buildings.
    Section 3. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of one million eight hundred eight thousand dollars ($1,808,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the

Bureau of Administration to accomplish the activities described in section 1 of this Act.
    Section 4. The commissioner of the Bureau of Administration shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
    Section 5. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated by shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
    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.

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