84D.15 INVASIVE SPECIES ACCOUNT.
Subdivision 1. Creation.
The invasive species account is created in the state treasury in
the natural resources fund.
Subd. 2. Receipts.
Money received from surcharges on watercraft licenses under section
86B.415, subdivision 7
, and civil penalties under section
shall be deposited in the invasive
species account. Each year, the commissioner of finance shall transfer from the game and fish
fund to the invasive species account, the annual surcharge collected on nonresident fishing
licenses under section
97A.475, subdivision 7
, paragraph (b).
Subd. 3. Use of money in account.
Money credited to the invasive species account in
subdivision 2 shall be used for management of invasive species and implementation of this
chapter as it pertains to invasive species, including control, public awareness, law enforcement,
assessment and monitoring, management planning, and research.
History: 2007 c 57 art 1 s 38