(a) All of the additional taxes, fees, penalties and interest collected under the provisions of this subchapter and §§ 26-55-710, 26-56-214, and 26-56-304 shall be classified as special revenues and shall be deposited into the State Treasury. After deducting therefrom the amount to be credited to the Constitutional Officers Fund and the State Central Services Fund as provided in the Revenue Stabilization Law, § 19-5-101 et seq., the Treasurer of State shall transfer on the last business day of each month:
(1) Fifteen percent (15%) of the amount thereof to the County Aid Fund;
(2) Fifteen percent (15%) of the amount thereof to the Municipal Aid Fund; and
(3) Seventy percent (70%) of the amount thereof to a special account in the State Highway and Transportation Department Fund to be designated the "1991 Highway Construction and Maintenance Account".
(b) The funds in the 1991 Highway Construction and Maintenance Account shall be held, managed, and used in the same manner and for the same purposes as set out in the Arkansas Highway Revenue Distribution Law, § 27-70-201 et seq., excluding however, § 27-70-206.
(c) Provided that, in keeping with the spirit of Pub. L. No. 97-424, § 105, and the State Highway Commission's goals for encouraging the participation of disadvantaged business enterprises in entering into and performing contracts with the commission, including the purchasing of supplies and equipment by the commission and for the construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of highways and bridges in the state highway system, the commission is authorized to expend up to ten percent (10%) of the total funds and revenues available and disbursed to the commission pursuant to this act for the purposes of achieving those goals.
Acts 1991, No. 364, § 5; 1991, No. 382, § 5; 1991, No. 1040, §§ 5-8; 1991, No. 1239, §§ 5-8.