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2021 Statute


32-990.Wildlife fee fund. (a) Unless otherwise directed by law, all moneys received from licenses, permits, stamps and other issues of the department, and duplicates thereof, to take, propagate, rehabilitate, collect, possess, sell, import, export, transport or deal in wildlife, or parts thereof, and all moneys from sources related thereto or allied recreational pursuits, shall be remitted in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto, to the state treasurer. The state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury and credit it to the wildlife fee fund, which is hereby created.

(b) All costs and expenses incurred by the department for the following purposes shall be paid from the wildlife fee fund:

(1) Administering, implementing and enforcing the laws of this state relating to wildlife and its protection, propagation, preservation, management, investigation and recreational use; and

(2) acquiring title to lands and rights therein or thereon, waters or water rights, and keeping, improving and maintaining the same for the purposes described in subsection (b)(1).

(c) No moneys derived from sources described in subsections (a) or (d) shall be used for any purpose other than the administration of matters which relate to wildlife and which are under the control, authorities and duties of the secretary and department as provided by law.

(d) On or before the 10th of each month, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer from the state general fund to the wildlife fee fund interest earnings based on:

(1) The average daily balance of moneys in the wildlife fee fund for the preceding month; and

(2) the net earnings rate of the pooled money investment portfolio for the preceding month.

(e) All expenditures from the wildlife fee fund shall be made in accordance with appropriations acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary.

History: L. 1927, ch. 221, § 11; L. 1938, ch. 67, § 2; L. 1989, ch. 118, § 107; L. 1992, ch. 17, § 1; L. 1996, ch. 253, § 2; May 23.

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