Section 9-2-89

Seafoods Fund - Disbursement.

The said Seafoods Fund hereby created shall be used and expended by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources in furtherance of the preservation, protection, propagation and development of saltwater fish, shrimp, oysters and other shellfish and crustaceans and the development of the seafoods industry and saltwater sports fishing. The appropriation provided for by Section 9-12-183 shall be paid out of said fund. The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources may also make expenditures out of such fund for any additions and betterments which the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, with the approval of the Governor, deems beneficial to the area. When so expended, the same shall be paid out on the requisition of the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources and charged to said fund. All necessary expenses of the Division of Marine Resources of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, including its pro rata portion of the administrative expenses of said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, shall likewise be paid out of said fund on requisition of the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources; provided, however, that no funds shall be withdrawn nor expended for any purpose whatsoever unless the same shall have been allotted and budgeted in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of Chapter 4 of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 1951, No. 476, p. 840, §10.)