§ 21-28.6-17. Revenue.
(a) Effective July 1, 2016, all fees collected by the departments of health and business regulation from applicants, registered patients, primary caregivers, authorized purchasers, licensed cultivators, cooperative cultivations, compassion centers, and compassion-center cardholders shall be placed in restricted-receipt accounts to support the state's medical marijuana program, including but not limited to, payment of expenses incurred by the departments of health and business regulation for the administration of the program.
(b) All revenues remaining in the restricted-receipt accounts after payments specified in subsection (a) of this section shall first be paid to cover any existing deficit in the department of health's restricted-receipt account or the department of business regulation's restricted-receipt account. These transfers shall be made annually on the last business day of the fiscal year.
(c) All revenues remaining in the restricted-receipt accounts after payments specified in subsections (a) and (b) shall be paid into the state's general fund. These payments shall be made annually on the last business day of the fiscal year.
(P.L. 2016, ch. 142, art. 14, § 2; P.L. 2017, ch. 302, art. 7, § 1.)