There is hereby created the wildlife habitat trust fund, which shall be in the custody of the treasurer of state and shall not be a part of the state treasury. The purpose of the fund is to facilitate the acquisition and development of lands for the preservation, propagation, and protection of wild animals. The fund shall consist of money received from gifts, donations, bequests, and other moneys contributed to the division of wildlife for the purposes of the fund. Investment earnings of the fund shall be retained by the fund until transferred to the wildlife habitat fund as required by section 1531.33 of the Revised Code. The principal of the wildlife habitat trust fund shall not be spent for any purpose.
Effective Date: 09-17-1991 .