(1) The department of revenue shall determine annually the total amount designated
pursuant to section 39-22-801 and shall report such amount to the state treasurer. The state treasurer shall credit such amount to the Colorado domestic abuse program
fund, a cash fund hereby established in the state treasury. The controller, upon presentation of vouchers properly drawn and signed by the executive
director of the department of human services, pursuant to section 26-7.5-105, C.R.S., shall issue warrants drawn on the Colorado domestic abuse program fund. All moneys in the Colorado domestic abuse program fund at the end of a fiscal year,
after appropriations made pursuant to subsection (3) of this section, shall remain
in the fund to be used for the purposes set forth in article 7.5 of title 26, C.R.S.,
and shall not revert to the general fund. Any interest earned on moneys in the fund shall remain in the fund to be used for
the purposes of article 7.5 of title 26, C.R.S.
(2) The executive director of the department of human services shall sign vouchers
to draw on the Colorado domestic abuse program fund exclusively for the purpose of
exercising his authority under section 26-7.5-104, C.R.S.
(3) The general assembly shall appropriate annually from the Colorado domestic abuse
(a) To the department of human services such amount as is necessary for carrying out
the purposes set forth in article 7.5 of title 26, C.R.S., including the department's
administrative costs in connection therewith;
(b) To the department of revenue its costs of administering the income tax refunds
designated as contributions to the fund.
(4) Notwithstanding any provision of subsection (1) of this section to the contrary,
on June 30, 2011, the state treasurer shall deduct two hundred thousand dollars from
the Colorado domestic abuse program fund and transfer such sum to the general fund. The transfer required by this subsection (4) shall be from moneys deposited in the
Colorado domestic abuse program fund that were generated from fees collected pursuant
to sections 13-32-101(1)(a) and (1)(b) and 14-2-106(1)(a), C.R.S., and such transfer shall not include any moneys that were voluntary contributions
received pursuant to section 39-22-801.
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