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A. There is created in the state treasury the “respiratory care fund”.
B. All funds received by the superintendent and money collected under the Respiratory Care Act shall be deposited with the state treasurer. The state treasurer shall place the money to the credit of the respiratory care fund.
C. All amounts paid into the respiratory care fund shall be expended only pursuant to appropriation by the legislature and in accordance with the budget approved by the department of finance and administration and shall be used only for the purposes of implementing the provisions of the Respiratory Care Act. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund.
The advisory board of respiratory care practitioners is terminated on July 1, 2021 pursuant to the Sunset Act. The board shall continue to operate according to the provisions of the Respiratory Care Act until July 1, 2022. Effective July 1, 2022, the Respiratory Care Act is repealed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 61. Professional and Occupational Licenses § 61-12B-13. Respiratory care fund created; disposition; method of payment - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-61-professional-and-occupational-licenses/nm-st-sect-61-12b-13.html
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