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State of South Dakota  
EIGHTIETH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,  2005
 

209L0563  
SENATE BILL   NO.     118  

Introduced by:     Senators Smidt, Bartling, Hanson (Gary), Kelly, Koetzle, and Lintz and Representatives Dennert, Garnos, Glenski, Koistinen, Lange, McLaughlin, Murschel, O'Brien, Roberts, Tidemann, and Turbiville  



         FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to  appropriate money for enhancement of secondary career and technical education.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
     Section  1.  There is hereby appropriated from the state general fund, after the transfer of earnings from the education enhancement trust fund created in Article XII, Section 6 of the South Dakota Constitution, pursuant to §  4-5-29.2, the sum of two million two hundred thousand dollars ($2,200,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Education for allocation to school districts to provide funding for secondary career and technical education programs.
     Section  2.  That chapter 13-39 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
     The secretary of the Department of Education shall distribute to school districts money appropriated by the Legislature for secondary career and technical education programs. The secretary shall calculate the amount of money for each school district by multiplying the per student allocation defined in subdivision 13-13-10.1(4) times two tenths (0.2) times the number of career and technical education program completers certified for each school. The secretary shall promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to define the criteria to recognize and certify program completers and establish performance-based standards for career and technical education programs.
     Section  3.  The secretary of the Department of Education 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, 2006, shall revert in accordance with §   4-8-21.