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Arizona Revised Statutes Title 17. Game and Fish § 17-493. Livestock compensation fund;  exemption;  definition

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A. The livestock compensation fund is established consisting of federal monies, legislative appropriations from the state general fund, public and private grants and private donations received for the purpose of compensating landowners, lessees and livestock operators for the following:

1. Wolf depredation on livestock.

2. Participating in a pay-for-presence program implemented by the livestock loss board pursuant to § 17-492.

3. Implementing avoidance measures to prevent wolf depredation on livestock.

B. The livestock loss board shall administer the livestock compensation fund.  Monies in the fund are continuously appropriated.  The livestock loss board may accept and spend federal monies, public and private grants, gifts, contributions and devises to assist in carrying out the purposes of this article.  These monies do not revert to the state general fund at the end of a fiscal year.  Monies in the fund shall be used to supplement, not supplant, monies otherwise appropriated to the department.

C. Monies in the livestock compensation fund are exempt from the provisions of § 35-190 relating to lapsing of appropriations.

D. For the purposes of this section, “avoidance measures” has the same meaning prescribed in § 17-492.

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