(1) On or before July 1, 2015, and thereafter, the bureau shall operate a state toxicology
laboratory for the purpose of assisting law enforcement agencies in executing their
duties, including but not limited to the enforcement of laws pertaining to driving
under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
(2)(a) The bureau is authorized to impose a fee for performing the work of the laboratory
pursuant to this section. The amount of the fee shall not exceed the total amount of direct and indirect costs
incurred by the bureau in performing the work of the laboratory. The bureau shall transmit all moneys collected pursuant to this subsection (2) to
the state treasurer, who shall credit the same to the state toxicology laboratory
fund, referred to in this section as the “fund”, which fund is hereby created.
(b) The moneys in the fund are subject to annual appropriation by the general assembly
to the bureau to pay the direct and indirect costs associated with performing the
work of the laboratory pursuant to this section. The state treasurer may invest any moneys in the fund not expended for the purpose
of this section as provided by law. The state treasurer shall credit any interest and income derived from the deposit
and investment of moneys in the fund to the fund.
(c) Any unexpended and unencumbered moneys remaining in the fund at the end of a fiscal
year remain in the fund and shall not be credited to any other fund.
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