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(a) Corporation Bureau Restricted Account.--The Corporation Bureau Restricted Account, established under former section 814 of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L. 177, No. 175), 1 known as The Administrative Code of 1929, is continued. This account shall receive 30% of the amount received by the department under this subchapter except for the fees collected under 13 Pa.C.S. § 9525(a)(1)(ii) (relating to fees). This account shall receive 5% of the amount received by the department under 13 Pa.C.S. § 9525(a)(1)(ii). The balance of the amount received by the department under this subchapter shall be deposited in the General Fund. Money in the account shall be used solely for the operation of the bureau and for its modernization as may be required for improved operations of the bureau unless a surplus arises after two consecutive years, at which time the Secretary of the Commonwealth shall transfer any amount in excess of the bureau's budget into the General Fund.
(b) Expenditures.--The department shall submit a budget for the operation or modernization of the bureau to the Governor for approval. Such funds as are approved by the Governor are hereby appropriated from the Corporation Bureau Restricted Account to the department for the operation of the bureau.
(c) Advisory committee.--The Secretary of the Commonwealth shall appoint a Corporation Bureau Advisory Committee. The committee shall be composed of persons knowledgeable in matters covered by this title and related provisions of law and who have been recommended for appointment to the committee by the organized bar or other organized users of the facilities and services of the bureau. Members shall serve without compensation other than reimbursement for reasonable and necessary expenses in accordance with Commonwealth policy or regulations, shall serve for terms fixed by the secretary and may be reappointed. The Chairman of the committee shall be elected by the committee. The committee shall make recommendations to the Governor with respect to each budget submitted under subsection (b) and may consult with the department in the administration of this title and related provisions of law. The committee, in consultation with the bureau and the department, shall submit, by June 1 of each odd-numbered year, a report to the General Assembly describing its activities under this title and any recommended changes to this title.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Pennsylvania Statutes Title 15 Pa.C.S.A. Corporations and Unincorporated Associations § 155. Disposition of funds - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/title-15-pacsa-corporations-and-unincorporated-associations/pa-csa-sect-15-155.html
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