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North Dakota Century Code Title 54. State Government § 54-27-08. How moneys paid from state treasury--Warrants--When not necessary

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Except as otherwise provided, moneys may be paid from the state treasury only upon the warrant or order prepared by the office of management and budget drawn on the state treasurer.  The director of the office of management and budget shall recommend a form for order and warrant-check of the state government which must conform, so far as consistent with statutory requirements, to approved banking practice to facilitate handling of such instruments by banks and other depositories.  When an order and warrant-check is signed by the state auditor, the state treasurer shall accept the order or warrant with the treasurer's signature, making the order and warrant-check negotiable.  No warrant upon the treasurer may be delivered or mailed to the payee or the payee's agent or representative until the warrant has been signed by the treasurer and entered on the treasurer's books as a check drawn on a bank depository.  A record must be maintained specifying upon what fund or from what apportionment each warrant is to be paid.  The state treasurer may redeem outstanding bonds or pay interest on bonds when due without the warrant of the office of management and budget, retaining the bond or interest coupon as a voucher for the payment until the next settlement.  With respect to electronic records and electronic signatures, the state treasurer shall utilize the services provided by the information technology department.

The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

“Applicant.”  A person applying for a license.

“Cervid.”  Any member of the Cervidae family and any hybrid.

“Cervidae livestock family.”  Members of the Cervidae family including deer, elk, moose, reindeer, caribou and hybrids of these animals owned and maintained by a licensee under this subchapter.  The term also includes the germ plasm, embryos and fertile ova of these animals.

“Cervidae livestock operation.”  A normal agricultural operation which contains behind fences privately owned members of the Cervidae livestock family involved in the production, growing, breeding, using, harvesting, transporting, exporting, importing or marketing of Cervidae species or Cervidae products.  The term does not include an animal slaughter facility regulated under Subchapter F (relating to slaughter and processing of domestic animals) or a menagerie permitted under 34 Pa.C.S. § 2964 (relating to menagerie permits).

“Harvesting.”  Any lethal or nonlethal means of collecting cervids or products from cervids on Cervidae livestock operations.

“License.”  A license issued by the Department of Agriculture to operate a Cervidae livestock operation.

“Licensee.”  A person that holds a license.

“Normal agricultural operation.”  As defined under section 2 of the act of June 10, 1982 (P.L. 454, No. 133),   1 entitled “An Act protecting agricultural operations from nuisance suits and ordinances under certain circumstances.”

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