2020 House Concurrent Resolution 6017 - Enrolled

SDLRC - 2020 House Concurrent Resolution 6017 - SD Legislature To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base.

20.894.12 95th Legislative Session 819

2020 South Dakota Legislature

House Concurrent Resolution 6017

ENROLLED

An Act

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION, To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base.

WHEREAS, Ellsworth Air Force Base provides vital services to the defense of our nation; and

WHEREAS, the servicemen and servicewomen of the United States Air Force and their families rely on the surrounding South Dakota communities for support and the necessary infrastructure to achieve their mission; and

WHEREAS, the Ellsworth Air Force Base is rapidly expanding to engage in new endeavors including preparation for the new B-21 mission; and

WHEREAS, an interim legislative study may be created, of no more than nine members, to study, review, and propose policy and legislative recommendations to address infrastructure and funding support needs related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base, including housing, education, and roads; and

WHEREAS, it is requested that five of these members be from the House of Representatives and four members from the Senate, with no more than three members from either body being of the same party; and

WHEREAS, the study is encouraged to report to the Legislature and the Governor before the beginning of the Ninety-sixth Legislative Session, including any draft legislation and policy recommendations; and

WHEREAS, the study, if created, shall be under the supervision of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council and staffed and funded as an interim legislative committee:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives of the Ninety-Fifth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, the Senate concurring therein, that the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council is encouraged to establish a study to further the objectives described in this resolution.

Adopted by the House of Representatives, February 26, 2020

Concurred in by the Senate, March 5, 2020

_____________________ _____________________ Steven G. Haugaard Mary Lou Goehring Speaker of the House Chief Clerk

_____________________ _____________________ Larry Rhoden Kay Johnson President of the Senate Secretary of the Senate

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