§ 23-25-32. Budget Receipt and disposition of funds.
(a) The director shall include in the annual budget sums of money necessary: to carry out the pesticide control program as required by this chapter and the EPA approved plan for certifying applicators, for the registration of pesticides, for office and other expenses including travel necessary for inspection and enforcement, and to employ sufficient employees to effectively carry out the provisions of this chapter.
(b) All money received by the director under the provisions of this chapter, 23-25-12(b)(2), 23-25-13(b)(3), 23-25-14(b)(3), and 23-25-15(c)(5) shall be deposited into the general treasury as general revenues.
(c) All money received by the director as federal grants-in-aid, contracts, and the like, to assist the state in carrying out a certification program shall be deposited into the general treasury to the credit of a special fund to be used only for carrying out the provisions of this chapter.
(d) All money appropriated for the pesticide enforcement and certification program shall be made available immediately and are specifically appropriated to the director for the following purposes:
(1) To support the pesticide enforcement and certification program;
(2) For payment of ancillary services, personnel, and equipment incurred to carry out the purposes of pesticide enforcement and certification.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 191, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 23-41.1-32; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 22, § 3; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 71.)