(a) The secretary shall set reasonable fees for all services rendered under this chapter, in amounts sufficient to compensate for the costs of all services provided by the secretary under this chapter. Until July 1, 2001, the fees need not be set by rule.
(b) The digital signature account is created in the special revenue fund. All fees recovered by the secretary must be deposited in the digital signature account. Money in the digital signature account is appropriated to the secretary to pay the costs of all services provided by the secretary.