97-rr. Pet dealer licensing fund. 1. There is hereby established in the joint custody of the state comptroller and the commissioner of taxation and finance, a fund to be known as the "pet dealer licensing fund".
2. Such fund shall consist of all monies collected pursuant to article twenty-six-A of the agriculture and markets law, except for monies collected pursuant to subdivision five of section four hundred three of such article, and all other monies credited or transferred thereto from any other fund or source pursuant to law.
3. Monies of the fund shall be expended solely for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of article thirty-five-D of the general business law and article twenty-six-A of the agriculture and markets law. Monies shall be paid out of the fund on the audit and warrant of the state comptroller on vouchers approved by the commissioner of agriculture and markets. Any interest received by the comptroller on monies on deposit in the pet dealer licensing fund shall be retained in and become part of such fund.
Last modified: February 3, 2019