Money received by the commission as reimbursement for the costs of services provided by veterinarians, stewards, medical testing of horses, and fees received by the commission in the form of fees for regulatory services must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to a racing reimbursement account in the special revenue fund, except as provided under subdivision 2. Receipts are appropriated, within the meaning of Article XI, section 1, of the Minnesota Constitution, to the commission to pay the costs of providing the services and all other costs necessary to allow the commission to fulfill its regulatory oversight duties required by this chapter and commission rule. If the major appropriation bills needed to finance state government are not enacted by the beginning of a fiscal biennium, the commission shall continue operations as required by this chapter and commission rule.
Money received by the commission as reimbursement for the compensation of a steward who is an employee of the commission for which a general fund appropriation has been made must be credited to the general fund.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes