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State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2010
This bill has been extensively amended (hoghoused) and may no longer be consistent
with the original intention of the sponsor.
HOUSE ENGROSSED NO. SB 172 - 3/9/2010
Introduced by: Senator Peterson and Representative Noem
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the definition for environmental upgrades used to
provide a property tax exemption for coal-fired power plants.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 10-35-1.7 be amended to read as follows:
10-35-1.7. Terms as used in §§ 10-35-1.7 to 10-35-1.10, inclusive, mean:
(1) "Coal-fired power plant," any person, corporation, limited liability company,
association, company, partnership, political subdivision, municipality, rural electric
cooperative, consumers power district, or any group or combination acting as a unit,
owning or holding under lease, or otherwise, real property used, or intended for use,
for the conversion of coal into electric power;
(2) "Environmental upgrade," an investment in an existing coal-fired power plant of
more than ten million dollars in real or personal property that is designed to
the plant's emission of an air pollutant to the level imposed as an emission standard
at a comparable coal-fired power plant permitted under best available control
technology requirements within five years preceding the application for exemption
facilitate environmental improvements, including any requirements under the Clean
Air Act, the Clean Water Act, or any other federal law or rule, or any state law or rule
implementing a federal law or rule.