GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDED FY 2006 BUDGET
To publicly manage and offer financial services in an expedient and cost-effective manner as a working partner throughout state government on matters, in whole or in part, relating to accounting, administration and treasury support services, banking, bond management and debt service, cash management, data processing, and collateral supervision; to insure state and local public deposits and fund transfers, including the earnings on the tuition subaccount, receipts, custody of securities for safekeeping, state agency requests and state allocations, warrants, and unclaimed property; to legally account for South Dakota citizens and taxpayers of all monies received, kept, and allocated of their state treasury according to the Constitution and as directed by law; to exercise state leadership on finance and accounts that include selecting depositories for the collection of instruments and maintaining the stability of state government's banking; to jointly determine the justification for state agencies to have local accounts; to direct the wire transfer of funds of the state treasury; to coordinate in a central, effective, and as efficient way as possible the electronic remission and disbursement of funds by state agencies when appropriate; to influence the state money available by monitoring the investment of state public funds and managing cash for use by the State Investment Office; to keep an acccurate account of the principal and interest of outstanding REDI Fund loans; to oversee, for collection, veterinary student tuition assistance awards; to authorize, supervise, perform, and coordinate all responsibilities vested in the Office of the State Treasurer; and, to effectively carry out the duties of the State Treasurer, a statewide elected Constitutional Officer, to include serving as a member of the Board of Finance and the Public Deposit Protection Commission, and ex-officio voting member of the State Investment Council. LEGAL CITATIONS: Election, terms of office, and general provisions, Constitution of South Dakota, Article IV. Duties, generally, SDCL Chapter 1-10. Accountability, SDCL 4-3-4.2. Accounts and accounting, SDCL 4-10-5. Custody and investment of state funds, SDCL Chapter 4-5. Related duties and references, Constitution of South Dakota, Article XI, Article XVIII, and SDCL Chapter 1-9, 1-16B, 1-27, 1-18, 1-30, 3-2, 3-4, 3-5, 3-8, 3-12, 4-1, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-6A, 4-8, 4-9, 4-10, 4-12, Title 5, 9-22, 11-7, 12-5, 13-49-20, 13-51A, 13-39-68 to 71, 22-11, 23-3, 23A-40, 26-8A, 28-9, 28-10, 28-11, 38-6, 46A-7A, 47-7, 49-28, 50-14, 51A-4, 51A-10, 52-5-20, and 61-3. Unclaimed Property, SDCL 43-41B-1 to 43-41B-39.
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