2019 Senate Bill 8 - House

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

675B0186   HOUSE ENGROSSED    NO.  SB 8 -  3/5/2019  

Introduced by:    Senators Stalzer, Ewing, Kennedy, Langer, Soholt, Solano, and Wismer and Representatives Hunhoff, Diedrich, Haugaard, Jensen (Kevin), Johns, Otten (Herman), and Reed at the request of the Access to Mental Health Services Study Committee
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for a statewide resource information system and to make an appropriation therefor.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The Department of Social Services may cooperate with and support each county in the development and maintenance of a statewide centralized resource information system accessible to any resident of this state. The resource information system shall be accredited by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems and shall provide information for and referrals to resources for a person in a crisis or disaster; resources for social services, human services, legal assistance, financial assistance, or for other related needs; and assistance for mental health, physical health, or substance abuse.
    Section 2. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of two dollars ($2), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Social Services for a statewide resource information system.
    Section 3. The secretary of social services 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 by June  30, 2020, shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

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