2019 Senate Bill 177 - Introduced

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

400B0401   SENATE BILL   NO.  177  

Introduced by:    The Committee on Appropriations at the request of the Office of the Governor
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the Department of Public Safety to remodel an existing structure in Sturgis for use as the state metrology lab, 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 Public Safety may contract for the restructuring, construction, completion, placement, furnishing, equipping, and maintaining of, including heating, plumbing, water, sewer, electric facilities, architectural and engineering services, and other services or actions as may be required to remodel the Highway Patrol Storage Building on Department of Transportation property in Sturgis into a functioning state metrology lab.
    Section 2. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of one million six hundred and sixty thousand dollars ($1,660,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary to the Department of Public Safety to construct the facility described in section 1 of this Act.
    Section 3. The Bureau of Administration, pursuant to ยง 5-14-2, shall supervise the design, renovation, and construction of the facilities approved by this Act. The commissioner of the Bureau of Administration and the secretary of public safety shall approve vouchers and the state

auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
    Section 4. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.
    Section 5. 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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