Agriculture and Forestry

CHAPTER 2-18.1
Rhode Island Nursery Law

SECTION 2-18.1-24.1

§ 2-18.1-24.1 License fees – Apportionment.

(a) One-fifth ( 1/5) of all license fees received by the director under the provisions of this chapter shall be paid over to the general treasurer and deposited within the general fund, and four-fifths ( 4/5) of the funds collected shall be deposited into a separate fund within the general fund to be called the "nursery, feed and fertilizer quality testing fund," administered by the general treasurer in accordance with the same laws and fiscal procedures as the general fund of the state. This fund consists of all nursery worker's license fees, dealers' license fees, and fertilizer registration fees paid pursuant to §§ 2-18.1-9, 2-18.1-10, 2-7-4 and 2-7-6.

(b) That proportion of moneys placed in the nursery, feed and fertilizer testing fund collected from §§ 2-18.1-9 and 2-18.1-10 are available immediately, and are specifically appropriated to the director for the following purpose, for payment of ancillary services, personnel and equipment incurred in order to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 22, § 5.)