All sums deposited with the director in compliance with the requirements of the "Motor Vehicle Security-Responsibility Law" shall be remitted forthwith to the State Treasurer and shall be kept separate and apart from all other State funds. The State Treasurer shall be the custodian of said funds and shall make all disbursements from said funds in the same manner as other State disbursements are made. Said funds may be invested and reinvested by the Director of the Division of Investment, Department of the Treasury, in the same manner as other State funds. All earnings received from the investment of such funds shall be paid into the General Treasury and become a part of the General State Fund.
L.1959, c. 146, p. 589, s. 2.