Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.231
Fund for Care of Sites for Disposal of Radioactive Waste: Creation; administration; deposits; investment; interest; income.


There is hereby created as a special revenue fund in the State Treasury a Fund for the Care of Sites for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste. The Director of the Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for the administration of the Fund. All money held by the State Treasurer or received by the Director for that purpose must be deposited in the Fund.


The money in the Fund must be invested as other state funds are invested. All interest earned on the deposit or investment of the money in the Fund must be credited to the Fund, except that all interest earned on the money in the Account created pursuant to section 5 of chapter 374, Statutes of Nevada 1961, must be credited to that Account.


The Director may expend the annual income from the Fund for the purpose for which the Fund is created, and any income of the Fund which is unexpended at the end of any year must be added to the principal of the Fund. Except as otherwise provided in section 5 of chapter 374, Statutes of Nevada 1961, the principal of the Fund may be expended if approved by the Legislature when in regular session or by the Interim Finance Committee when the Legislature is not in session. Claims against the Fund must be paid as other claims against the State are paid.


Notwithstanding the provisions of this section to the contrary, money in the Fund may be expended for any purpose authorized by the Legislature.
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