227.782 Fire prevention and public safety fund.
(1) There is hereby established in the State Treasury a special fund to be known as the
fire prevention and public safety fund. The fund shall consist of all moneys
recovered as penalties under KRS 227.778 and moneys collected for fees pursuant
to KRS 227.715.
(2) Notwithstanding KRS 45.229, fund amounts not expended at the close of the fiscal
year shall not lapse but shall be carried forward to the next fiscal year.
(3) Any interest earnings of the fund shall become a part of the fund and shall not lapse.
(4) The moneys shall be deposited to the credit of the fund and shall, in addition to any
other moneys made available for such purpose, be made available to the state fire
marshal to administer this section, KRS 227.700 to 227.750 and 227.752 and to
support fire safety and prevention programs.
Effective: March 16, 2011
History: Amended 2011 Ky. Acts ch. 66, sec. 10, effective March 16, 2011. -- Created
2007 Ky. Acts ch. 70, sec. 7, effective April 1, 2008.