26-7A-24. Intercounty contracts for use of facilities. If a board of county commissioners provides and maintains temporary care, shelter, or detention facilities under § 26-7A-23, the board may contract or enter into an agreement under the authority of chapter 1-24 with the board of county commissioners of other counties of the state to receive the children of other counties who may be ordered to be placed in temporary care, shelter or detention in appropriate facilities under the provisions of this chapter and chapter 26-8A, 26-8B, 26-8C, or §§ 26-11A-13 and 26-11A-14. The board of county commissioners determines the charges for such services to be paid by the other county, subject to §§ 26-7A-94 and 26-11A-19, and thereafter shall receive such children in its facilities according to the terms and conditions of the contract or agreement. In addition to the provisions of chapter 1-24, an agreement pursuant to this section may be for any period of time and may provide for liquidated damages to be imposed upon any party withdrawing without the consent of all other parties to the agreement. The liquidated damages, reduced to present value, may not exceed the minimum contribution agreed to by the withdrawing party upon termination of the agreement.
Source: SDC 1939, § 43.0309 as added by SL 1961, ch 213, § 2; SL 1968, ch 164, § 7; SL 1991, ch 217, § 31B; SDCL, § 26-8-27; SL 1995, ch 7, § 3; SL 1996, ch 172, § 71.
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