161.51 Federal-state safety account.
There is established within the trunk highway fund a federal-state safety account. The commissioner of transportation may transfer the unobligated balance of any direct appropriation to the Department of Transportation for administrative operations, maintenance, highway development support, research and standards, state aid administration, or planning and programming, into this account if needed to advance state money for approved federal highway safety projects. The commissioner may receive money from state or local governmental agencies to be used for projects under the federal highway safety program. All federal reimbursements shall be deposited in the state treasury and are appropriated to the federal-state safety account to be available until expended.