Section 9-15-17

Fund for management, etc., of unused lands.

All funds which shall be retained by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources as charges against the income from any lands administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources under authority of this article shall be delivered to the State Treasurer by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, and the State Treasurer shall keep said funds in a special fund, which fund shall be used only for the preservation, management, protection and improvement of unused lands and shall be paid out upon the requisition of the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources. Any balance remaining in said fund at the end of any fiscal year shall not revert to the General Funds of the state but shall be allowed to accumulate to the end that a fund may be provided for the management, protection, development and improvement of unused lands; provided, that no funds shall be withdrawn nor expended for any purpose whatsoever unless the same shall have been allotted and budgeted in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of Chapter 4 of Title 41 of this code, and only in the amounts and for the purposes provided by the Legislature in the general appropriation bill.

(Acts 1945, No. 341, p. 554, §10; Acts 1951, No. 830, p. 1461, §1.)