703. Finances of fund. 1. Two percent of all moneys accruing respectively to the agriculture and New York state horse breeding development fund and the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund, for the purpose of conducting equine research, shall be deposited by such funds in a special interest bearing account, title to which shall be in New York state veterinary college at Cornell and control over which shall be in the committee subject to audit by the state comptroller. Withdrawals from such accounts shall be made only upon the authorization of the committee and the signatures of two of the committee's members as designated by the committee. All moneys transferred by such funds to special accounts pursuant to rules and regulations of the state racing and wagering board, prior to the date on which this article shall have become law, shall be deemed to have been deposited as provided in this subdivision. Moneys accrued subsequently shall be deposited monthly within one month of their accrual by such funds and notice thereof shall be forwarded to the committee and the state racing and wagering board.
2. On or before January first and July first, of each subsequent calendar year, such funds shall provide to the committee and the state racing and wagering board a certified statement of amounts then deposited to the credit of the committee and a projection of funds to be deposited to the credit of such committee for the subsequent six month period.
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