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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA

NINETY-THIRD SESSION

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018

 

HOUSE BILL 1098 ENROLLED

 

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

 

FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes and to declare an emergency.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

 

Section 1

There is hereby appropriated from the South Dakota water and environment fund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60, the sum of seven million five hundred thousand dollars ($7,500,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing grants and loans to project sponsors under the consolidated water facilities construction program established pursuant to

§ 46A-1-63.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 2

There is hereby appropriated from the South Dakota water and environment fund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60, the sum of two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing grants and loans to project sponsors under the solid waste management program established pursuant to § 46A-1-83. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 3

There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the South Dakota state water pollution control revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing water quality grants under the state water pollution control revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 4

There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the state water pollution control revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of contracting for the preparation of applications and administration of clean water state revolving fund loans under the state water pollution control revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 5

There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the state drinking water revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing small system technical assistance grants and contracting for the preparation of applications and administration of drinking water state revolving fund loans under the state drinking water revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 6

There is hereby appropriated from administrative expense surcharge fees deposited in the state drinking water revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing grants for the construction of drinking water facilities under the state drinking water revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 7

There is hereby appropriated from federal funds deposited in the state drinking water revolving fund program subfund established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1, the sum of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the purpose of providing small system technical assistance set-aside grants to project sponsors under the state drinking water revolving fund program established pursuant to § 46A-1-60.1. Funds shall be provided according to terms and conditions established by the Board of Water and Natural Resources.

 

Section 8

The secretary of environment and natural resources shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

 

Section 9

Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

 

Section 10

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.

 

An Act to make an appropriation from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes and to declare an emergency.

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