Section 22-6-70

Created.

There is hereby created in the State Treasury a trust fund to be known as the Medicaid Trust Fund. The trust fund shall be administered by a board of directors in accordance with the provisions of this article. Funds received by the State of Alabama from the following sources shall be deposited into the trust fund: (1) Tobacco revenues, as defined by Section 41-10-622(9), designated by state law for the use and benefit of the Alabama Medicaid Agency; (2) intergovernmental fund transfers received by the Alabama Medicaid Agency from public hospitals and public nursing homes which, at the end of any fiscal year, have not been expended or encumbered in accordance with the fiscal laws and procedures of the State of Alabama and when the transfer to the Medicaid Trust Fund has been recommended by the Commissioner of the Medicaid Agency and approved by the Director of Finance; and (3) any funds appropriated to the Alabama Medicaid Agency from any source which, at the end of any fiscal year, have not been expended or encumbered in accordance with the fiscal laws and procedures of the State of Alabama and when the transfer to the trust fund has been approved by the Director of Finance and the Governor.

(Act 2000-772, p. 1768, §1.)