There is hereby created in the state treasury the gifts and donations fund. The fund shall consist of gifts and donations made to the Ohio arts council and fees paid for conferences the council sponsors. The fund shall be used to pay for the council's operating expenses, including, but not limited to, payroll, personal services, maintenance, equipment, and subsidy payments. All moneys deposited into the fund shall be received and expended pursuant to the council's duty to foster and encourage the development of the arts in this state and the preservation of the state's cultural heritage.
Effective Date: 09-26-2003 .