85.43 Disposition of receipts; purpose.
(a) Fees from cross-country ski passes shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to a cross-country ski account in the natural resources fund and, except as provided in paragraph (b), are appropriated to the commissioner of natural resources for:
(1) grants-in-aid for cross-country ski trails sponsored by local units of government and special park districts as provided in section 85.44; and
(2) maintenance, winter grooming, and associated administrative costs for cross-country ski trails under the jurisdiction of the commissioner.
(b) The commissioner shall retain for the operation of the electronic licensing system a commission of 4.7 percent of all cross-country ski pass fees collected.