Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXXVIII. Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders § 578.624. Large carnivore fund created, use of moneys

1. (1) There is hereby created in the state treasury the “Large Carnivore Fund”, which shall consist of moneys collected under sections 578.600 to 578.624 , and any gifts, donations, bequests, or appropriations.  The state treasurer shall be custodian of the fund.  In accordance with sections 30.170 and 30.180 , the state treasurer may approve disbursements.  Upon appropriation, money in the fund shall be used solely for the administration of sections 578.600 to 578.624 .

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, any moneys remaining in the fund at the end of the biennium shall not revert to the credit of the general revenue fund.

(3) The state treasurer shall invest moneys in the fund in the same manner as other funds are invested.  Any interest and moneys earned on such investments shall be credited to the fund.

2. Any rule or portion of a rule, as that term is defined in section 536.010 , that is created under the authority delegated in sections 578.600 to 578.624 shall become effective only if it complies with and is subject to all of the provisions of chapter 536 and, if applicable, section 536.028 .   Sections 578.600 to 578.624 and chapter 536 are nonseverable and if any of the powers vested with the general assembly pursuant to chapter 536 to review, to delay the effective date, or to disapprove and annul a rule are subsequently held unconstitutional, then the grant of rulemaking authority and any rule proposed or adopted after August 28, 2010, shall be invalid and void.


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