246.18 Disposal of funds.
Subdivision 1. Generally. Except as provided in subdivisions 2 and 4, every officer and employee of the several institutions under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of human services who has money belonging to an institution shall pay the money to the accounting officer thereof. Every accounting officer, at the close of each month or oftener, shall forward to the commissioner of human services a statement of the amount and sources of all money received. On receipt of the statement, the commissioner shall transmit the same to the commissioner of finance, who shall deliver a draft upon the accounting officer for the same specifying the funds to which it is to be credited. Upon payment of such draft, the amount shall be so credited.
Subd. 2. Chemical dependency fund. Money received by a chemical dependency treatment facility operated by a regional treatment center or nursing home under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of human services must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to a chemical dependency fund. Money in the chemical dependency fund is appropriated to the commissioner to operate chemical dependency programs.
Subd. 2a. Disposition of interest for chemical dependency funds. Beginning July 1, 1991, interest earned on cash balances on deposit with the commissioner of finance derived from receipts from chemical dependency programs affiliated with state-operated facilities under the commissioner of human services must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to a chemical dependency account under subdivision 2. Any interest earned is appropriated to the commissioner to operate chemical dependency programs according to subdivision 2.
Subd. 3. Repealed, 1991 c 292 art 4 s 79
Subd. 3a. Repealed, 1991 c 292 art 4 s 79
Subd. 4. Collections deposited in the general fund. Except as provided in subdivisions 5, 6, and 7, all receipts from collection efforts for the regional treatment centers, state nursing homes, and other state facilities as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3, must be deposited in the general fund. The commissioner shall ensure that the departmental financial reporting systems and internal accounting procedures comply with federal standards for reimbursement for program and administrative expenditures and fulfill the purpose of this paragraph.
Subd. 5. Funded depreciation accounts for state-operated, community-based programs. Separate interest-bearing funded depreciation accounts shall be established in the state treasury for state-operated, community-based programs meeting the definition of a facility in Minnesota Rules, part 9553.0020, subpart 19, or a vendor in section 252.41, subdivision 9. As payments for state-operated community-based services are received by the commissioner, the portion of the payment rate representing allowable depreciation expense and the capital debt reduction allowance shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the separate interest-bearing accounts as dedicated receipts with unused funds carried over to the next fiscal year. Funds within these funded depreciation accounts are appropriated to the commissioner of human services for the purchase or replacement of capital assets or payment of capitalized repairs for each respective program. These accounts will satisfy the requirements of Minnesota Rules, part 9553.0060, subparts 1, item E, and 5.
Subd. 6. Collections dedicated. Except for state-operated programs funded through a direct appropriation from the legislature, any state-operated program or service established and operated as an enterprise activity shall retain the revenues earned in an interest-bearing account.
When the commissioner determines the intent to transition from a direct appropriation to enterprise activity for which the commissioner has authority, all collections for the targeted state-operated service shall be retained and deposited into an interest-bearing account. At the end of the fiscal year, prior to establishing the enterprise activity, collections up to the amount of the appropriation for the targeted service shall be deposited to the general fund. All funds in excess of the amount of the appropriation will be retained and used by the enterprise activity for cash flow purposes.
These funds must be deposited in the state treasury in a revolving account and funds in the revolving account are appropriated to the commissioner to operate the services authorized, and any unexpended balances do not cancel but are available until spent.
Subd. 7. Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 10 art 2 s 102
HIST: (4441) RL s 1892; 1961 c 750 s 17 subd 1; 1973 c 492 s 14; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1986 c 394 s 2; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 403 art 2 s 44,45; 1989 c 282 art 6 s 6,7; 1991 c 292 art 6 s 28,29; 1Sp1993 c 1 art 5 s 8; 1995 c 207 art 8 s 28,29; 1995 c 264 art 6 s 4,5; 1997 c 203 art 7 s 6; 1999 c 245 art 5 s 10; 2000 c 492 art 1 s 58; 2003 c 112 art 2 s 33,50