§ 35-4-17. Central cancer registry and prevention fund.
There is hereby created and established in the state treasury a fund to be known as the "central cancer registry and prevention fund", to which shall be deposited the revenues derived from the tax imposed in former § 44-20-13.1, repealed in 1986. All money now or hereafter in the central cancer registry and prevention fund are hereby dedicated for the purpose of the establishment of a continuous cancer registry and prevention program. The department of health is charged with the administration of this fund for the purposes specified in this section. The amount of money credited to the central cancer registry and prevention fund shall not exceed four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000) per fiscal year, and any moneys in excess thereof derived from this tax shall be credited to the general fund. All claims against the fund shall be examined, audited, and allowed in the manner now or hereafter provided by law for claims against the state.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 402, § 5.)