§426. Disposition of fees; surplus funds
A.(1) The license fees collected under this Chapter shall be used by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections for the operation of said department and for the furtherance of highway safety education, except those funds payable to the board of trustees for certain police funds and the division of state police or to other specially dedicated funds.
(2) All other fees collected under this Chapter, except for specially dedicated funds, shall be used by the office of motor vehicles for the operation of said department and the furtherance of highway safety education.
(3) All civil penalties collected pursuant to this Chapter shall be used by the department for the operation of said agency except for those civil penalties payable to specially dedicated funds.
B. Any surplus in the fees and civil penalties allocated for use by the office of motor vehicles and the office of state police or the department under the provisions of this Chapter shall be paid into the general fund at the end of each biennium after July 1, 1991.
C. The general provision that dedicated funds shall be expended before appropriated funds shall not apply to expenditures made by these agencies of the fees and civil penalties collected under this Chapter.
Amended by Acts 1954, No. 165, §9; Acts 1989, No. 293, §1, eff. June 27, 1989.