97-xx. Animal population control 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 "animal population control fund".
2. Such fund shall consist of all moneys collected pursuant to subdivision three of section one hundred ten of the agriculture and markets law, and section one hundred seventeen-a of the agriculture and markets law, and all other moneys credited or transferred thereto from any other fund or source pursuant to law.
3. Moneys of the fund shall be expended for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of section one hundred seventeen-a of the agriculture and markets law. Moneys shall be paid out of the fund on the audit and warrant of the state comptroller pursuant to subdivision four of this section. Any interest received by the comptroller on moneys on deposit in the animal population control fund shall be retained in and become part of such fund.
4. The comptroller shall disperse the full balance of funds accrued pursuant to subdivision two of this section to the administering entity selected pursuant to subdivision one of section one hundred seventeen-a of the agriculture and markets law on a quarterly basis for the purposes of administering the animal population control program established pursuant to such section.
Last modified: February 3, 2019